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

Word History


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 Apr. 2024.

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