Furnisher to Fussy
(Fur"nish*er) n. One who supplies or fits out.
(Fur"nish*ment) n. The act of furnishing, or of supplying furniture; also, furniture. [Obs.]
(Fur"ni*ture) n. [F. fourniture. See Furnish, v. t.]
1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.
The form and all the furniture of the earth.Tillotson.
The thoughts which make the furniture of their minds.M. Arnold.
2. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads,
sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
3. The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc. (a) (Naut.) The
masts and rigging of a ship. (b) (Mil.) The mountings of a gun. (c) Builders' hardware such as locks,
door and window trimmings. (d) (Print) Pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height than the type, placed
around the pages or other matter in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form in its place
in the chase.
4. (Mus.) A mixed or compound stop in an organ; sometimes called mixture.
(Fu"ro*in) n. [See Furfurol.] (Chem.) A colorless, crystalline substance, C10H8O4, from furfurol.
(Fu*ro"re) n. [It.] Excitement; commotion; enthusiasm.
(Fur"ri*er) n. [Cf. F. fourreur.] A dealer in furs; one who makes or sells fur goods.
1. Furs, in general. Tooke.
2. The business of a furrier; trade in furs.
1. (Carp.) (a) The leveling of a surface, or the preparing of an air space, by means of strips of board
or of larger pieces. See Fur, v. t., 3. (b) The strips thus laid on.
2. (Shipbuilding) Double planking of a ship's side.
3. A deposit from water, as on the inside of a boiler; also, the operation of cleaning away this deposit.
(Fur"row) n. [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan.
fure, Sw. fra, Icel. for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]
1. A trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow.
2. Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age.
Farrow weed a weed which grows on plowed land. Shak. To draw a straight furrow, to live
correctly; not to deviate from the right line of duty. Lowell.
(Fur"row), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furrowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Furrowing.] [From Furrow, n.; cf.