Furrier definition

fûrē-ər
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One that deals in furs.
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One whose occupation is the dressing, designing, cleaning, or repairing of furs.
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A person who processes furs or makes, repairs, alters, etc. fur garments.
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A person who sells, makes, repairs, alters, cleans, or otherwise deals in clothing made of fur.
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Comparative form of furry: more furry.
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A dealer in furs.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
furrier
Plural:
furriers

Origin of furrier

  • Alteration (influenced by clothier) of Middle English furrer from Anglo-Norman furrere from Old French forrer to line with fur fur

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman, from Old French forreor, from fourrer (“to line or trim with fur”)

    From Wiktionary