Definition for furrier (2 of 3)
Definition for furrier (3 of 3)
adjective, fur·ri·er, fur·ri·est.
Examples from the Web for furrier
He had no liking for his father's trade of furrier, but apprenticed himself for three years to a printer at Lyons.English Travellers of the Renaissance|Clare Howard
The hair of their tail is used to make brushes for painters, but their skin is of no value to the furrier.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VI (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
In this story we find the furrier engaged in a monologue, in which he tells of his delight in making the Rabbi's cap.
The failure of a furrier induced him to buy for fourteen thousand francs pelts worth ninety thousand.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
This circumstance made the furrier's son thoughtful; he saw that there was more to come.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for furrier (1 of 2)
Word Origin for furrier
British Dictionary definitions for furrier (2 of 2)
adjective -rier or -riest
Word Origin and History for furrier (1 of 2)
late 13c., furrere, via Anglo-French, from Old French forreor, from fourrer "to line or trim with fur."