furison

noun
fu·​ri·​son | \ ˈfyu̇rəsən, -rəzən \
plural -s

Definition of furison

: an iron used to strike fire from a flint used especially in heraldry

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History and Etymology for furison

Low German vūrīsern, from Middle Low German, from vūr fire (akin to Old High German fiur) + īsern iron; akin to Old High German īsan, īsarn

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“Furison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furison. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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