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fur

noun

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1 the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick
  • the chinchilla is known for its exceptionally soft fur

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2 a soft airy substance or covering
  • picked at the fur on the chenille pillows

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3 the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value
  • furriers willing to pay good money for a lynx fur

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fur

verb

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The first known use of fur was in the 14th century

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“Fur.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fur. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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