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Furtive
furtively
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Furuncle
furunculosis
Furwrought
Fury
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Furz
furze wren
furze-chat
furze-wren
Furzechat
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furze definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden- yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe [syn: gorse, furze, whin, Irish gorse, Ulex europaeus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English firse, from Old English fyrs; akin to Russian pyre? quack grass, Greek pyros wheat Date: before 12th century gorse furzy adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Brit. = GORSE. Derivatives: furzy adj. Etymology: OE fyrs, of unkn. orig.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Furze Furze, n. [OE. firs, As. fyrs.] (Bot.) A thorny evergreen shrub (Ulex Europ[ae]us), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; -- called also gorse, and whin. The dwarf furze is Ulex nanus.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Gorse, goss, whin (Ulex europaeus).



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