any coniferous tree belonging to the genus Abies, of the pine family, characterized by its pyramidal style of growth, flat needles, and erect cones.
the wood of such a tree.
- fir , fur
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On the way down he identifies trees by which needles are best to sleep on: Balsam fir is good.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean | Pete Dexter | March 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: Monika Sosnowska plants her "fir Tree" in Central Park.
I took everything you taught me, flushed it down the toilet, and bought a pine fir hoping it would bring me spiritual nourishment.
He saw the tips of the fir trees shimmer, and heard them whisper as the breeze turned their needles towards the light.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
I did not see any others at that time amongst the fir-trees, though no doubt a few others were there.Birds of Guernsey (1879) | Cecil Smith
I will hear him, and I will make him flourish like a green fir tree: from me is thy fruit found.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The sayling firr; this 'alludes to the ship's masts and spars being made of fir.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
In one hand he carried a peevie, a big wooden lever with an iron hook on it, such as men use in rolling fir logs.The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for fir
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