Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A technical abbreviation of future.

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Examples

  • Lorsque avril refleurit et que la terre et le printemps célébrèrent leurs noces, mon jardin fut jonché de fleurs splendides et exceptionnelles.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I had a brain fut and thought you were still using LJ for your blog, which led to no end of complications … I’ still waiting for my copy of AWFTS, ordered from Lulu a month ago.

    Lulu Hell (I mean, you couldn’t make this up: or, So. Not. My. Book!) | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • It was, and if he hadn't been to the fore, I should have gone on pulling under the impression that the "fut" was a boot, for trousers, socks, shoes, and legs were a mass of mud.

    The Romance of the Civil War

  • It was; and if he hadn't been to the fore, I should have gone on pulling, under the impression that the "fut" was a boot, for trousers, socks, shoes and legs were a mass of mud.

    "A Day" from Hospital Sketches and Camp Fireside Stories

  • At the expiration of that time the buffalo fell suddenly in a sitting position, and there he remained fixed, many seconds after, a dull sound returned to our ears; it was the 'fut' of the ball, which had positively struck him at this immense range.

    The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon

  • The gun-bearers said I had fired behind him, but I had distinctly heard the peculiar 'fut' which a ball makes upon striking an animal, and although the passage of the ball across the lake appeared remarkable, nevertheless I felt positive that it had first passed through some portion of the animal.

    The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon

  • British Library invites readers to explore the fut ...

    DailyLit launches Digital Publishing Group

  • Peewee put down "less," and for his turn Keola put "fut" in front of it.

    Beard

  • An 'ye're a runner - now, now, don't be addin' to your sins by denyin 'it, for I had a parish in Leix in the Great Trouble, an' I know that look, too - aye, twice as long in the leg as ye would be if I put a fut-rule on ye!

    THE NUMBERS

  • What a shame that this once promising program didn't flourish, because the children are our fut ... wait a minute!

    Jamie Reidy: Didn't They Almost Have It All?

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