furrier

noun
fur·ri·er | \ˈfər-ē-ər, ˈfə-rē-\

Definition of furrier 

1 : a fur dealer

2a : one that dresses furs

b : one that makes, repairs, alters, or cleans fur garments

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Bradleys was a top London furrier and couturier set up in the 1860s. Lauren Said-moorhouse, CNN, "WWII cash hoard found under floor of Churchill's tailor," 8 June 2018 An amendment added Tuesday allows furriers and other retailers to sell current inventory until January 1, 2020. Janie Har, USA TODAY, "San Francisco becomes largest U.S. city to ban fur sales," 21 Mar. 2018 In Dixon’s case, an investigator spotted a receipt for a fur coat cleaning and happened to know the furrier. Doug Donovan, baltimoresun.com, "Meet the former Maryland prosecutor who pursued Sheila Dixon, Linda Tripp — and Dallas Dance," 20 Apr. 2018 An amendment added Tuesday allows furriers and other retailers to sell current inventory until January 1, 2020. Janie Har, USA TODAY, "San Francisco becomes largest U.S. city to ban fur sales," 21 Mar. 2018 This new kid is a little furrier, with the pair surprising their four children with a black baby goat on Wednesday. Alexia Fernandez, PEOPLE.com, "Chip and Joanna Gaines Surprised Their Kids with a Baby Goat After the Fixer Upper Finale," 5 Apr. 2018 An amendment added Tuesday allows furriers and other retailers to sell current inventory until January 1, 2020. Janie Har, USA TODAY, "San Francisco becomes largest U.S. city to ban fur sales," 21 Mar. 2018 Her father, Seymour, started a successful business in 1961, selling and repairing check writer machines after working for years as a plumber, furrier and in other skilled-trade jobs. Jaclyn Cosgrove, latimes.com, "An El Pollo Loco franchisee got an early start on running her own business," 23 Mar. 2018 Critics are saying the ban could have a negative impact on SF businesses that sell fur, but an amendment will allow furriers and other retailers to sell their current inventory until January 1, 2020. Emily Farra, Vogue, "San Francisco Just Banned the Sale of Fur—Here Are 10 Super-Luxe Faux Options From the Fall 2018 Runways," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of furrier

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for furrier

alteration of Middle English furrer, from Anglo-French furrere, from furrer to fur — more at fur

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furrier

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English Language Learners Definition of furrier

: a person who sells or makes fur clothing

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