plural -s
: the application of thin wood, brick, or metal pieces to the joists, studs, or walls of a building to form a level surface (as for lathing, plastering, or attaching wallboard), to form an air space, or to make the wall look thicker and the window jambs deeper : furring

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“Firring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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