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Furs (pelts).
See also fúr, and für

English

Etymology

From Middle English furren, from Middle French fourrer, from Old French forrer, from the Proto-Germanic *fuerre (sheath).

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Noun

Singular
fur

Plural
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  1. Hairy coat of various mammal species, especially: when fine, soft, and thick.
  2. Hairy skin of an animal processed to be a suitable wear to cover human nakedness, to protect humans from the cold and worne ornamentally.
  3. A pelt used to make, trim, or line clothing apparel.
  4. A coating, lining resembling fur in function and/or appearance.
    1. A thick pile of fabric.
    2. Layer of epithelial debris on a tongue.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fur

Third person singular
furs

Simple past
furred

Past participle
-

Present participle
furring

to fur (third-person singular simple present furs, present participle furring, simple past and past participle furred)
  1. To cover with fur.

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French

Etymology

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Noun

fur

  1. Used only in the expression au fur et à mesure, to an equitable extent

Latin

Pronunciation

Noun

fūr (genitive fūris); c, third declension

  1. thief

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative fūr fūrēs
genitive fūris fūrum
dative fūrī fūribus
accusative fūrem fūrēs
ablative fūre fūribus
vocative fūr fūrēs

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Verb

fur

  1. first-person singular present tense form of [[fura#Template:lang:ro|fura]].
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of [[fura#Template:lang:ro|fura]].

Swedish

Noun

fur c. (uncountable)

  1. wood from the pine tree

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