furring furring


  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
  4. (n) a furlike coating of matter as on the tongue
  5. (n) strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard



  1. Mr Cameron said higher taxes and regulation were creating a "slow furring up of the arteries of the British economy".
    on Jan 22, 2006 By: David Cameron Source: BBC News

  2. "We have accumulated a mass of regulation, bureaucracy and unproductive public services, and all of this has led to a slow furring up of the arteries," Mr Osborne said.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: George Osborne Source: Times Online

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