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n. pl. fur·ri·er·ies
1. Fur garments and trimmings considered as a group.
2. The business of a furrier.
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n, pl -eries
1. (Clothing & Fashion) the occupation of a furrier
2. (Clothing & Fashion) furs worn as a garment or trim collectively
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(ˈfɜr i ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. the business, trade, or craftsmanship of a furrier.
2. Archaic. furs in general.
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C, construction; E, edible; Fo, fodder; Fu, fuel; Fr, furriery; Lf, living fences; M, medicinal, O, ornamentals, R, rake; Sh, source of honey.