Origin of furry
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Examples from the Web for furry
But genes trump everything, even parenting by furry primates.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?
November 23, 2014
Last year, he sent busty models down the catwalk in furry football jerseys and high-heeled cleats.Miley Cyrus Channels Her Bad Year Into Rave-Kid Art
September 11, 2014
Furry asked, looking at Charley with serious, businesslike gray eyes.
We were at the Bitter Lemon now, Furry, Versie, Charley and I, waiting for the crowd to arrive.
Furry cannot remember when he first heard the blues, nor is he certain when he started trying to play them.
To their furry little ears, it was the sweetest music that could be.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
Then she says, "Turn the other cheek," and he turns his furry chops for her to kiss.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
Charley boasted, touching the furry coat of the dead animal.Left on the Labrador
What a furry embodiment of quick, nervous energy and impertinence!The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers
The origin of the word "Furry," and of the song and dance, is lost in the ages.Legend Land, Vol. 1
- covered with fur or something furlike
- of, relating to, or resembling fur
- another word for furred (def. 5)
- Also: furred (of the tongue) coated with whitish cellular debris
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Word Origin and History for furry
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