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[fur-th er-mohst] /ˈfɜr ðərˌmoʊst/
most distant:
Their house is furthermost on the right.
Origin of furthermost
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at further, -most Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is to see the furthermost end to which our own words and deeds take us.

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest Annie Nathan Meyer
  • The besiegers at the furthermost points were seen to clamber over the walls.

  • I and my people are from the furthermost part of our country.

    A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray
  • They had reached the furthermost end of that aisle, but had turned to go back.

  • And the furthermost point that they showed him he kept possession of.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • I was extremely surprised: but still more, to behold a man coming from behind the furthermost stack.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • The sound was so intense that it fairly rocked the Secret Room to its furthermost cranny.

  • Since the furthermost outer sun is probably the oldest, it is the one in which we are most interested.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • At the furthermost end stood Arnswald, his back turned to her, and near him in a low arm-chair was her husband.

    Eden Edgar Saltus
British Dictionary definitions for furthermost


most distant; furthest
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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