fur

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  • (file)

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Singular
fur

Plural
furs

Fur from badgers
  1. (uncountable) The hair of an animal.
    My dog has very soft fur.
  2. (countable) Hairy skin of an animal, often used to make of clothes.
    It take many beaver furs to make a coat.
  3. (countable) or (uncountable) Clothes made from animal fur.
    She loved to wear fur.
    She often wears furs.
    She had fur on last night.

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  1. (informal) A joke spelling of for, from how for said in some non-standard kinds of English. Also spelled "fer."
    He ain't been a-huntin' fur long. (Meaning: "He has not been hunting for long.")