fur fur  /ˈfɜr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
  2. (n) dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
  3. (n) a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal

Usage(s):

  1. Feathers seem to have replaced fur on most couture runways here this week.
  2. For weeks the fur trade had buzzed with talk about the latest thing in mink.
  3. Recently the most reviled of materials, fur is the fashion set's newest plaything.

News

  1. Music City Theatre Company serves up seductive comedy with 'Venus in Fur'

    If you go What: Music City Theatre Company presents “Venus in Fur” When: Through June 22. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday Where: Vibe Nightclub, 1713 Church Street, Nashville Tickets: $12 (Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and each performance features a full cash bar to enjoy during the show.)
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

  2. Spa celebrates 15 years with tanning 'fur' a cause

    SOUTH BRUNSWICK — In commemoration of 15 years of business and a love of all things furry, Hawaiian Bronze will be hosting Tan “Fur” A Cause sales event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 4095 Route 1 South.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MyCentralJersey.com

  3. Correction: Fur, Fins and Feathers

    In Brian Lowney's "Fur, Fins and Feathers" column Sunday, Monique Bertrand was incorrectly identified as Marie.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

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Quotes

  1. "I would like to announce that due to pressures and threats from a certain animal rights group, I will be changing the genuine fox fur on my free program costume that I will use in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC, to white faux...
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Johnny Weir Source: ESPN

  2. "It didn't surprise me," said Owens, who finished with eight catches for 101 yards in a game that often resembled flag football on the beach. "He'll be in Minnesota his whole life and buying a lot of fur coats."
    on Feb 10, 2008 By: Terrell Owens Source: Washington Post

  3. During a discussion on fur as fashion, Lawson said: "I feel going into a shop and buying a fur coat would be an act of weakness, but if I could go out into the woods and kill a bear myself, I would then wear it proudly as a trophy."
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Nigella Lawson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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