Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fir.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See furze.

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Examples

  • This is more temperate country than the Clearwater region: The St. Joe is heavily forested in firs, spruces, hemlocks and cedars, and there's less open space in the woods.

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  • Slide 4: I title the firs t of the following photog raphs "Lunc h atop a Skys c rape r" or "Lunc h at the top of a s kys c rape r" The author is Charle s C. Ebbe ts.

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  • He stepped down on to the platform and looked around, listening for the familiar call of 'firs'-years over' ere ... firs'-years ... '

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  • But the spicy scent of the firs was the motive that recurred most persistently: it clung even to the stairways of the houses.

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  • Above the firs are the half-bare and twisted branches of the maples, partly cloaked in faded leaves.

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  • Behind the firs were the usual mix of Westron trees, most of the leafy ones well toward losing their summer foliage and having but scraggly winter leaves.

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  • This left bank of the Meurthe is separated from the valley of the Moselle by a bristling slope of firs, which is traversed by a series of passages, the defiles of Chipotte, of the Croix Idoux, of the Haut Jacques d'Anozel, of

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  • Between the wild cherry and the firs was a patch of deep blue distance.

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  • Against one of the firs was a rough bench turned to the west, and seated upon it they saw Ian, smoking a formless mass of much defiled sea-foam, otherwise meer-schaum.

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  • Uh, I always blow the last name firs, first name last Sondra.

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