from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bearing fur.
- adj. Made, covered, or trimmed with fur.
- adj. Wearing fur garments.
- adj. Covered or coated as if with fur.
- adj. Provided with furring, as a wall, ceiling, or floor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fur.
- adj. Having fur.
- adj. Made with fur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Provided or covered with fur or something resembling it: as, a furred robe; a furred tongue.
- Made or become thick and coarse, as vocal sounds.
- Fitted with a kind of partition made with furring-strips, as an outer wall of masonry. The lath and plaster work are secured to the furring-strips and so are not exposed to the dampness of the wall.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Why do all things have the same flavor when one's tongue is "furred" by fever?
He meant to say domestic animals, such as furred and feathered game, not wild animals which abound in tropical regions, and with which they were not likely to have to do.
One of the executioners then pulled off a kind of furred tippet which covered her bosom; her modesty taking the alarm, made her start back a few steps; she turned pale and burst into tears.
One of the executioners then pulled off a kind of furred tippet which covered her bosom; her modesty taking the alarm, made her start back a few steps; she turned pale, and burst into tears.
They seemed so odd, with their watery eyes, the flatness of their furred heads banging the stalls to draw my attention, their long tongues hanging out, mouths dripping with saliva.
A gray-skinned gorilla-man bounded out of the dark corridor, lifted its furred face toward the crowd, and roared between widespread fangs.
He bit my shoulder again, harder this time, and I felt the fine brush of his furred hindquarters sliding gently against my skin.
He had the hind legs of a stag, curved and cloven and furred, a dusky lion tail twitching by the left hock.
The coals in the brazier had faded, were furred with gray ash, as Samuel slipped back to Sheol.
They were making it a little further out, the waterlogged and twitching bodies of those that came before them making a sort of furred jetty.
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