from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a furry manner; with a covering of fur.


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  • She was a collie—daintily fragile of build, sensitive of nostril, furrily tawny of coat.

    Born to Bark

  • Which right now is, drinking some iced pink wine, running a rose scented bath, climbing into clean white sheets with the cat plonked at the other end of the bed, snoring furrily and starting to read a trashy magazine and falling asleep and sleeping for 12 hours.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Sirhan jumps backward, flailing for balance under the weight of an excited child as he realizes that there's a gigantic disturbance in the polity thoughtspace -- like a stellar-mass black hole -- stropping itself furrily against his left leg.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Then the gunslinger stirred, moaned furrily, and pawed himself into a sitting position.

    The Drawing of the Three

  • Flies buzzed furrily along the snaking hillock of sand above the high-tide mark.

    The Ninja

  • He turned to ask a question of a large girl beside him, a creature clad in strident hues, furrily powdered, bearing a caged parrot in one hand, a shivering, hairless, Mexican dog under her arm, a cigarette in her mouth.

    Jane Journeys On

  • The _sala_ was crazy with what-nots and knick-knacks and bamboo furniture and running over with people -- plump, furrily powdered

    Jane Journeys On

  • Jeannette, furrily clad for a walk with James Stuart, stood in the doorway looking back.

    Under the Country Sky

  • She was a collie -- daintily fragile of build, sensitive of nostril, furrily tawny of coat.



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