noun fur·ring \ˈfər-iŋ\

Definition of furring

  1. 1 :  a fur trimming or lining

  2. 2a :  the application of thin wood, brick, or metal to joists, studs, or walls to form a level surface (as for attaching wallboard) or an air spaceb :  the material used in this process

14th Century

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14th century

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