Furzy
Furzy Furz"y, a. Abounding in, or overgrown with, furze; characterized by furze. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

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  • furzy — ˈfərzē adjective ( er/ est) : abounding in or overgrown with or as if with furze his furzy brown chest half bare J.R.Lowell …   Useful english dictionary

  • furzy — adjective see furze …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • furzy — adjective Where furze grows. Syn: gorsy …   Wiktionary

  • furzy — adj. of furze, of gorse (type of shrub); covered with furze shrubs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • furzy — a. Gorsy, furzen, overgrown with furze, full of gorse …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • furzy — /ˈfɜzi/ (say ferzee) adjective 1. of or relating to furze. 2. overgrown with furze. {furz(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore Railway — The Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore Railway (B, WH A, R) was most unusual amongst British Railways in that although it was built as a standard gauge (4 ft 8½ in (1435 mm)) line, it was not joined to the rest of the railway network, despite… …   Wikipedia

  • Furzen — Furz en, a. Furzy; gorsy. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Route — (r[=oo]t or rout; 277), n. [OE. & F. route, OF. rote, fr. L. rupta (sc. via), fr. ruptus, p. p. of rumpere to break; hence, literally, a broken or beaten way or path. See {Rout}, and cf. {Rut} a track.] The course or way which is traveled or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furze — noun Etymology: Middle English firse, from Old English fyrs; akin to Russian pyreĭ quack grass, Greek pyros wheat Date: before 12th century gorse • furzy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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