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fur·ri·er

 (fûr′ē-ər)
n.
1. One that deals in furs.
2. One whose occupation is the dressing, designing, cleaning, or repairing of furs.

[Alteration (influenced by clothier) of Middle English furrer, from Anglo-Norman furrere, from Old French forrer, to line with fur; see fur.]

furrier

(ˈfʌrɪə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a person whose occupation is selling, making, dressing, or repairing fur garments
[C14: furour, from Old French fourrer to trim or line with fur]

fur•ri•er1

(ˈfɜr i ər)

n.
a person who buys and sells furs, or one who makes, repairs, or cleans furs and fur garments.
[1570–80]

fur•ri•er2

(ˈfɜr i ər)

adj.
comparative of furry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furrier - someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments
garment worker, garmentmaker, garment-worker - a person who makes garments
Translations
بائِع الفِراء
kožešník
buntmagerpelshandler
krznar
szûcs
feldskeri; pelsasali
kožušník
kürkçü

furrier

[ˈfʌrɪəʳ] Npeletero/a m/f
furrier's (shop)peletería f

furrier

nKürschner(in) m(f)

furrier

[ˈfʌrɪəʳ] npellicciaio/a

fur

(fəː) noun
1. the thick, short, fine hair of certain animals.
2. the skin(s) of these animals, often used to make or decorate clothes etc for people. a hat made of fur; (also adjective) a fur coat.
3. a coat, cape etc made of fur. She was wearing her fur.
furrier (ˈfariə) , ((American) ˈfə:-) noun
a person who (makes and) sells furs.
ˈfurry adjective
1. covered with fur. a furry animal.
2. like fur. furry material.
References in classic literature ?
His father was a shoemaker, his uncle a furrier, and he, being a younger son, was apprenticed to the latter's trade.
Astor became acquainted with a countryman of his, a furrier by trade.
Bravely spoken, Sire Gilles Lecornu, master furrier of king's robes
A shout of laughter from all the students greeted the unlucky name of the poor furrier of the king's robes.
The big furrier, without uttering a word in reply, tried to escape all the eyes riveted upon him from all sides; but he perspired and panted in vain; like a wedge entering the wood, his efforts served only to bury still more deeply in the shoulders of his neighbors, his large, apoplectic face, purple with spite and rage.
Meanwhile, the sworn bookseller of the university, Master Andry Musnier, was inclining his ear to the furrier of the king's robes, Master Gilles Lecornu.
We met Hudson Bay furriers out of the Great Preserve, hurrying to make their departure from Bonavista with sable and black fox for the insatiable markets.
Thus, it is well known to furriers that animals of the same species have thicker and better fur the more severe the climate is under which they have lived; but who can tell how much of this difference may be due to the warmest-clad individuals having been favoured and preserved during many generations, and how much to the direct action of the severe climate?
Walsh worked as a furrier for several years many years ago.
OCCUPATION: A furrier at a shop called Furs by Monika.
They are, in fact, my second family -- a little furrier, a little longer in the muzzle -- but still close relatives.
Gilbert Bodley (Andrew Clark) and Arnold Crouch (Eric Pell) are co-partners of a London furrier salon, Bodley, Bodley, and Crouch.