He had come up to superintend the refurnishing of his town-house for the reception of a bride.
But the refurnishing of the superintendent's parlor is the slightest of our needs.
Mr. Gaythorne talks of refurnishing the drawing-room, but it is not the least necessary.
It is upholstering the hills, decorating the woods, and refurnishing the fields.
Buying a couple pieces of furniture is one thing, Merech, and refurnishing your house is another.
Those were beautiful new blankets, bought in New York when refurnishing their guest-room.
He would want their assistance in refurnishing his ancestral halls.
I myself have bestowed a little present upon the John Grier Home—the refurnishing of the superintendent's private parlor.
Congress was considering an appropriation of five thousand dollars for refurnishing.
Buy anything needed for its refurnishing, and see that a certain amount of repairing is done there while you wait further orders.
mid-15c., from Middle French furniss-, present participle stem of furnir "furnish, accomplish," from Old French fornir (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *fornire, alteration of *fromire, from West Germanic *frumjan "forward movement, advancement" (cf. Old High German frumjan "to do, execute, provide"), from Proto-Germanic *fram- "forwards" (see from). Meaning "to provide" (something) is from 1520s. Related: Furnished; furnishing.