A healthy business that allowed ten or twelve people to take a 10 percent furlough would free up enough money to hire a worker.
With more than 2/3 of CIA civilians on furlough, a number of worst-case situations became far more likely.
Days later, after four years in jail, Tavakoli was freed on furlough.
These are employees already being effected by furlough brought under the sequester.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service says it will be forced to furlough employees if cuts are enacted.
Old man, if you ever get a furlough from business, you go down to Mount Vernon and revel in memories of the father of his country.
And Russia evacuated Masampo, while Pavloff was told that he might take a furlough.
Havin' told Old Hickory about it, though, I was on hand next mornin' with a whole day's furlough.
It is supposed that I am on a visit to —, and that you are on furlough for a few days.
My notion is that you will not be likely to get the furlough so soon.
1620s, vorloffe, from Dutch verlof, literally "permission," from Middle Dutch ver- "completely, for" + laf, lof "permission," which is related to the second element in believe and to leave (n.).
The -gh spelling developed by 1770s and represents an "f" that was once pronounced at the end of the word but disappeared fairly soon thereafter in English.
1783, from furlough (n.). Related: Furloughed; furloughing.