Furness

[fur-nis]
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Historical Examples of furness

  • Nor can Furness be derived exclusively from the Furness district of Lancashire.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley

  • 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.

    The Poacher

    Frederick Marryat

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

    The Poacher

    Frederick Marryat


British Dictionary definitions for furness

Furness

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