furred
adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. lined, trimmed, or faced with fur 2. coated as if with fur; specifically having a coating consisting chiefly of mucus and dead epithelial cells <
a furred tongue
>
3. bearing or wearing fur 4. provided with furring <
furred wall
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • furred — adj. covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs. Syn: furry. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furred — fərd adj having a coating consisting chiefly of mucus and dead epithelial cells <a furred tongue> …   Medical dictionary

  • furred — [ fɜrd ] adjective covered with fur or with something that looks like fur …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • furred — [fʉrd] adj. 1. made, trimmed, or lined with fur 2. having fur: said of an animal 3. wearing fur 4. coated with diseased or waste matter, as the tongue 5. provided with furring strips …   English World dictionary

  • Furred — Fur Fur, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furring}.] 1. To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes. You fur your gloves with reason. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furred — be·furred; furred; …   English syllables

  • furred — fur ► NOUN 1) the short, soft hair of certain animals. 2) the skin of an animal with fur on it, used in making garments. 3) a coat made from fur. 4) Brit. a coating formed by hard water on the inside surface of a pipe, kettle, etc. 5) a coating… …   English terms dictionary

  • furred — /ferrd/, adj. 1. having fur. 2. made with or of fur, as garments. 3. clad in fur or furs, as persons: elegantly furred in chinchilla. 4. coated with matter, as the tongue. [1275 1325; ME; see FUR, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • furred — adjective covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs furred animals a furry teddy bear • Syn: ↑furry • Similar to: ↑hairy, ↑haired, ↑hirsute • De …   Useful english dictionary

  • furred — adjective a) Having fur. b) Made with fur …   Wiktionary

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