furred

[ furd ]
/ fɜrd /

adjective

having fur.
made with or of fur, as garments.
clad in fur or furs, as persons: elegantly furred in chinchilla.
coated with matter, as the tongue.

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Origin of furred

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at fur, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM furred

un·furred, adjective

Definition for furred (2 of 2)

fur
[ fur ]
/ fɜr /

noun

adjective

of or relating to fur, animal skins, dressed pelts, etc.: a fur coat; a fur trader.

verb (used with object), furred, fur·ring.

Origin of fur

1300–50; Middle English furre (noun), derivative of furren to trim with fur < Anglo-French furrer, Old French fo(u)rrer orig. to encase, derivative of fuerre sheath < Germanic; akin to Old English fōdder case, sheath, Old Norse fōthr, Greek pṓma

OTHER WORDS FROM fur

fur·less, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fur

fir fur
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British Dictionary definitions for furred (1 of 2)

furred
/ (fɜːd) /

adjective

made of, lined with, or covered in fur
wearing fur
(of animals) having fur
another word for furry (def. 4)
Also: furry provided with furring strips
(of a pipe, kettle, etc) lined with hard lime or other salts deposited from water

British Dictionary definitions for furred (2 of 2)

fur
/ (fɜː) /

noun

verb furs, furring or furred

Derived forms of fur

furless, adjective

Word Origin for fur

C14: from Old French forrer to line a garment, from fuerre sheath, of Germanic origin; related to Old English fōdder case, Old Frisian fōder coat lining
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Idioms and Phrases with furred

fur

see make the dust (fur) fly.

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