n. The short, fine, soft coat or pelage of certain animals, distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser, and more or less of which is generally present with it.n. The skin of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry: as, a cargo of furs.n. Strips of skins bearing the natural fur, made in various forms, as capes, muffs, etc., and worn for warmth or ornament: used in the singular collectively, or in the plural.n. Any natural covering or material regarded as resembling fur.n. Specifically— The soft down on the skin of a peach and on the leaves of some plants. More commonly called fuzz.n. A coat of morbid matter formed on the tongue, as in persons affected with fever.n. A coat or crust formed on the interior of a vessel by matter deposited from a liquid, as wine.n. Scale formed in a boiler.n. In sporting, a general term for furred animals, as in the phrase fur, fin, and feather. Compare feather, fin.n. Kind or class: from the use of particular furs as distinctive insignia.n. In the following passage the allusion is to the use of fur—miniver or vair—in some of the distinctive university costumes.n. One of several tinctures used in heraldry.Pertaining to or made of fur; producing fur: as, fur animals; a fur cap.To line, face, or cover with fur: as, a furred robe.To cover with morbid or foul matter; coat.In carpentry, to nail strips of board nr timber to, as joists or rafters, in order to bring them to a level and range them into a straight surface, or as a wall or partition, for lathing or for forming an air-space between it and the plastering.To clean off scale from the interior of (a boiler).n. A furrow; the space between two ridges.A dialectal variant of far.An abbreviation of furlong.