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furnishing

[fur-ni-shing] /ˈfɜr nɪ ʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
furnishings.
  1. furniture, carpeting, etc., for a house or room.
  2. articles or accessories of dress:
    men's furnishings.
2.
that with which anything is furnished.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; furnish + -ing1
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Examples for furnishings
  • He had to sell off his more valuable furnishings and belongings.
  • They have also been used as a decorative motif on fabrics and home furnishings.
  • The earliest signs of the new style appear in the furnishings of st.
British Dictionary definitions for furnishings

furnishings

/ˈfɜːnɪʃɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
furniture and accessories, including carpets and curtains, with which a room, house, etc, is furnished
2.
(US & Canadian) articles of dress and accessories
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Word Origin and History for furnishings
n.

articles of furniture, c.1600, plural verbal noun from furnish (v.).

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