from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A simplified spelling of furlough.


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  • If you cannot give me the furlo yourself, I imagine your Colonel will not refuse it, if you will be so good as to ask it for me.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

  • Bill Huggins swiped it later and says why didnt somebody tell him he was gettin so fat cause he couldnt go home on a furlo like that.

    Dere Mable Love Letters of a Rookie

  • They must have all been away on a furlo or something cause there wasnt as much as a fly sittin over there.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!"

  • One of these days I may be able to get a furlo for Crismus if we happen to be fightin some country right near home.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!"

  • And now I beg that on the consideration of the health of an old friend, you will give me allowance or furlo to go to the waters of Bourbon, and to continue there so long as I may have occasion for them during the two seasons this year; and I promise to you I shall do nothing in any way, the time of my being there, but as you would have me; so that this allowance can be of no prejudice to the service.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

  • I would like the best in the world for one of us to get home by Christmas if we could and I think one of us was to get a furlough and if the officers would doo rite we would get one. but if they can get [g] home whenever they pleas they dont care for us, I havent never applide for a furlo but James have bin after one an cant get it started, I beleave if Capt Herndon 4 would start one for [him] he would get it but he is Just [too] lazy to write it out, thare is ent a nother company in the regt but

    Letter to Chloe Unity Blair


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