having fur.
made with or of fur, as garments.
clad in fur or furs, as persons: elegantly furred in chinchilla.
coated with matter, as the tongue.

1275–1325; Middle English; see fur, -ed3

unfurred, adjective
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the fine, soft, thick, hairy coat of the skin of a mammal.
the skin of certain animals, as the sable, ermine, or beaver, covered with such a coat, used for lining, trimming, or making garments.
a garment made of fur.
any coating resembling or suggesting fur, as certain matter on the tongue.
Heraldry. any conventional representation of a fur, as ermine, vair, potent, or their variations.
of or pertaining to fur, animal skins, dressed pelts, etc.: a fur coat; a fur trader.
verb (used with object), furred, furring.
to line, face, or trim, with fur, as a garment.
Building Trades. to apply furring to (a wall, ceiling, etc.).
to clothe (a person) with fur.
to coat with foul or deposited matter.
make the fur fly,
to cause a scene or disturbance, especially of a violent nature; make trouble: When the kids got mad they really made the fur fly.
to do things quickly: She always makes the fur fly when she types.

1300–50; Middle English furre (noun), derivative of furren to trim with fur < Anglo-French furrer, Old French fo(u)rrer orig. to encase, derivative of fuerre sheath < Germanic; akin to Old English fōdder case, sheath, Old Norse fōthr, Greek pṓma

furless, adjective

fir, fur.
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fur (fɜː)
1.  the dense coat of fine silky hairs on such mammals as the cat, seal, and mink
2.  a.  the dressed skin of certain fur-bearing animals, with the hair left on
 b.  (as modifier): a fur coat
3.  a garment made of fur, such as a coat or stole
4.  a.  a pile fabric made in imitation of animal fur
 b.  a garment made from such a fabric
5.  heraldry any of various stylized representations of animal pelts or their tinctures, esp ermine or vair, used in coats of arms
6.  informal a whitish coating of cellular debris on the tongue, caused by excessive smoking, an upset stomach, etc
7.  (Brit) a whitish-grey deposit consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate precipitated from hard water onto the insides of pipes, boilers, and kettles
8.  make the fur fly to cause a scene or disturbance
vb , furs, furring, furred
9.  (tr) to line or trim a garment, etc, with fur
10.  (often foll by up) to cover or become covered with a furlike lining or deposit
11.  (tr) to clothe (a person) in a fur garment or garments
[C14: from Old French forrer to line a garment, from fuerre sheath, of Germanic origin; related to Old English fōdder case, Old Frisian fōder coat lining]

furred (fɜːd)
1.  made of, lined with, or covered in fur
2.  wearing fur
3.  (of animals) having fur
4.  another word for furry
5.  Also: furry provided with furring strips
6.  (of a pipe, kettle, etc) lined with hard lime or other salts deposited from water

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, probably from O.Fr. fourrer "to line, sheathe," from fuerre "sheath, covering," from Frank. *fodr (cf. O.H.G. >*poul-/*pul-fotar "a cover"), from P.Gmc. *fothram "sheath." The n. (mid-14c.) is from the verb. It was first applied early 15c. to "animal hair still on the animal."
"I'le make the fur Flie 'bout the eares of the old Cur." [Butler, "Hudibras," 1663]
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Example sentences
Elephant shrews are divided into two categories: giant elephant shrews and small, soft furred elephant shrews.
The heavily furred interfemoral membrane is extended.
The color of the densely furred coat is a rich chocolate brown with whitish underparts.
His nine-year-old, silver-furred friend was suffering from kidney failure and he likely needed a pricey kidney transplant.
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