Definition of furrier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfʌrɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʌriər//
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a person who prepares or sells clothes made from fur Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French forreor, from forrer ‘to line, sheathe’, from forre ‘sheath’, of Germanic origin. The change in the ending in the 16th cent. was due to association with -ier.
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