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noun British English pronunciation: fur /fɜː(r)/ 
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pluralfurs

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the soft hair that covers the body of some animals

    the dog's thick glossy fur

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] an animal skin covered with soft hair, used for making clothes

      a black cloak trimmed with fur

      The original settlers traded furs and skins for food and tobacco.

    2. b.
      [countable] a piece of clothing, especially a coat, that is made from fur

      Loren arrived wearing an expensive-looking fur.

    3. c.
      [only before noun] made of fur, or relating to fur

      a fur coat/hat/collar

      the fur trade

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