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Furness

[fur-nis] /ˈfɜr nɪs/
noun
1.
Horace Howard, 1833–1912, and his son Horace Howard, 1865–1930, U.S. Shakespearean scholars and editors.
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  • Nor can Furness be derived exclusively from the Furness district of Lancashire.

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  • I wrote to you from Trenton by a Mr. Furness which I hope you have received.

  • That drunken fool, Furness, proposed throwing me over the bridge.

    The Poacher Frederick Marryat
  • Rushbrook opened it, and Mr Furness, the schoolmaster, made his appearance.

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  • Not for some time, if ever, friend Furness, that you may depend upon.

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  • Joey looked up into his face; there was no mistake; it was Furness, the schoolmaster.

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  • It was only the supposition of Furness, and it is my conviction that they have not.

    The Poacher Frederick Marryat
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Furness

/ˈfɜːnɪs/
noun
1.
a region in NW England in Cumbria, forming a peninsula between the Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay
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