Recent Examples of fir from the Web
In fact, our daughter ended up doing her doctorate on the Douglas fir.
Rock icon Robert Plant will release his firs solo album in three years, Carry Fire, on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records on Oct. 13.
Ted Turner owns more than 100,000 acres of pristine land in southwest Montana, complete with lush grassland and forested hills rolling with Douglas firs.
Handmade from fir logs, the toilets exude a certain rustic coziness, which the cheaper plastic models of the competition are lacking.
In a nest positioned in a tall Douglas fir in Sidney, British Columbia, one of the most nail-biting family dramas is taking place.
Last season, the unit under Ray Horton finished tied fir 30th with 26 sacks.
For the past two years, Christy has cleared brush and poison ivy, and planted small firs and willows.
A windstorm wiped out some oaks and firs, opening a hole in their forest shade.
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Origin and Etymology of fir
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
FIR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fir for English Language Learners
: a tall evergreen tree
: the wood of a fir tree
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