Fur in a sentence

The word "fur" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of fur and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Fur

  • The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser.
  • The skins of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry; as, a cargo of furs.
  • Strips of dressed skins with fur, used on garments for warmth or for ornament.
  • Articles of clothing made of fur; as, a set of furs for a lady (a collar, tippet, or cape, muff, etc.
  • Any coating considered as resembling fur
  • A coat of morbid matter collected on the tongue in persons affected with fever.
  • The soft, downy covering on the skin of a peach.
  • The deposit formed on the interior of boilers and other vessels by hard water.
  • One of several patterns or diapers used as tinctures. There are nine in all, or, according to some writers, only six.
  • Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.
  • To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes.
  • To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue.
  • To nail small strips of board or larger scantling upon, in order to make a level surface for lathing or boarding, or to provide for a space or interval back of the plastered or boarded surface, as inside an outer wall, by way of protection against damp.
  • dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
  • a garment made of animal pelts or synthetic fur
  • the dressed hairy coat of a mammal

How to use fur in a sentence. Fur pronunciation.

Winter drew on, and, one day, her little boy came in shivering with cold and asked if he could not have a fur cap, as his straw hat was very cold and none of the boys at school wore straw hats.
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Just before he died I bought him a fur cap: he only wore it two or three times.
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But you'll often find there's a worthless wife at the bottom of it, -worrying and nagging because she has a smaller house than some other woman, because she can't get silks and furs, and wants to ride in a cab instead of an omnibus.
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I was rather taken with the rustic seat that was standing on a white fur mat in front of a scene representing the Jungfrau, but he headed me off it.
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At this time the fur is in the best possible condition, and as they play in the open water lanes near the coast, or bask in great numbers on the ice, their capture is comparatively easy.
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Mr. Ninoo, who hunts the seal so successfully, is hunted in turn for the sake of his thick soft fur, and often falls a victim both to white men and Esquimaux.
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But she could not afford to be sorry for herself; she was feeling already desperately tired; and she put on the furs which Henry had given her the Christmas before-she had been so proud of them and so happy then-and slipped downstairs with beating heart.
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Philip could not help thinking how delightful it would be to make fifty pounds, so that he could give Norah the furs she so badly needed for the winter.
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She grasped the stick in the middle, and settled her fur cap closely upon her head, as if she must be in trim for a long and stormy walk.
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Her hand went down to the hem of Katharine's skirt, and, fingering a line of fur, she bent her head as if to examine it.
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Thus for some time longer they sat silent, side by side, while Mary fingered the fur on the skirt of the old dress.
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She was slipping furs loosely onto the floor in the drawing-room in front of the fire.
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What do yer want to go on fur?
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The rarest furs have been brought from the poles; the most costly tissues from the equator.
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I contrasted the brilliant calicoes of the Indian, the well-wrought stuffs of the European, the rich furs of the Siberian, with the tissues of bark, of osiers, leaves and feathers of savage nations; and the blue figures of serpents, flowers, and stars, with which they painted their bodies.
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Wonder how fur along he'd got.
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Fur's that goes," she added, with a little catch in her breath and a wave of her hand toward the open trunk and suitcase upon the floor, "I wouldn't need to know, I could SEE.
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Or 'most anybody else ever made from any book, fur's that goes," he added, with a shake of the head.
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It was extremely battered and the frost-bitten face, full of sores, under it was framed in bits of mangy fur.
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A tall, thin woman with many jewels and a superb fur wrap came gliding in.
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Examples of Fur

Example #1
She was without a cent in the world.
Example #2
Her husband's death left her destitute, with little children to provide for, and few friends from whom to look for continuous aid.
Example #3
After his death I put away all his things and thought I could never part with any of them.
Example #4
When the neighbor rose to depart, she said, "You know my little boy died last fall.
Example #5
It is astounding to me that they don't get their necks wrung.
Example #6
Young men are bad enough, I know that; they want to begin where their fathers left off, and if they can't do it honestly, they'll embezzle or forge.