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— ror^tn-nate-ly. adv.

for^tane, fGr'chunor -tiun, n. Chance;



especially, favorable chance; lot; luck;
success; a large estate; wealth.

for'ty, fSr'ti. I. a. Consisting of ten
more than thirty. II. n. The sum of
ten and thirty.

fo^rum, fo'rum, n. [po'rums* or po'ra,
pi.} A place of public assembly, as in
andent Rome; an assembly; tribunal;
court.

for'virard, fSr'ward. I**, vt. To send
forward; help onward; further; transmit.
II. a. 1 . Located at or near the front.
2. Advanced; advancing. 3. Eager;
prompt; officious; impertinent. III.
adv. Toward the front; onward; ahead.
for^nrards^. -ly* adv. -ness, n.

fos^sll, fes'il. I. a. Petrified; outworn;
antiquated. II. n. 1. A body, as the
petrified form of a plant or an animal, pre-
served in earth or rock. 2. A person or
thing out of date.— fos'^sil-iTer-ous, a.
Containing fossils.— foB'sll-Ize, vt. & vi.
[izkd; -I'ziKG.] To convert into a fossil;
petrify; make or become antiquated, fos'-
sil-iset.

fos^ter, fes'tCT, vt. To nourish; rear; aid;
encourage.— f09'tersbroth'''er, f.schild,
f.tfather, f.«mother, f.sparentt f.*
sister, f.sson, one considered as holding
the relationship Indicated, In consequence
of nursing and rearing, though not related
by blood.

foUKht, f St, imp. & pp. of FIGHT, V.

fonirht'en, pp. of fight, v. Obsolete except
lu the phrase a /ougAten field.

foul, foul. \,vt.& vi. To collide (with);
make or become foul or dirty; commit a
breach of rule. II. a. 1. Oilensive;
loathsome; filthy. 2. Obstructing, en-
tangling, or injuring; unfair. lU. n.
An act of fouling; a collision; breach of
rule. IV. adv. Foully.— foul'ly, adv.
In a foul manner.— fouPness, n.

found, faundv imp. & pp. of find, v.

foundi<^, V. I. t. To lay the foundation
of; originate: establish. II. i. To form
and base one% belief or opinion: followed
by on or upon.— foun-da'tion, n. 1 . The
act of founding: base; basis. 2« An endow-
ment; endowed institution.— fonnd'eri,
n. One who founds or endows.— fonnd^*
ress, n./em.

found^<*, vt. To cast, as iron, by melting
and pouring.— found'er*, n. One who
makes castings.— found'InK, n. The
business of making articles of cast iron,
brass, etc.

fonn^der, faun'dgr, vt. & vi. 1. To fill
with water and sink, as a vessel. 2» To
fail; be ruined. 3. To make or go lame,
as a horse, through infiammation in the



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feet.— founders , n . Inflammation of the
• tissue In the foot of a horse.
fonud^llns, faund'ling, n. A deserted

Infant of unknown parentage.
fonii'dry, faun'dri, n. [poun'dribs*,

2>^.] A place where articles are cast from

metal, fouu^der-y^.
fount, fount, n. 1 • A fountain. <2. A font.
fountain, faun't§n, n. 1. A spring,

jet, or spray of water; also, anv structure

enclosing it. 2. A cause; origm; source.

— foun^tain-head'^, n. The source, as
of a stream.

four, for. I. a. Consisting of one more
than three. II. n. The sum of three and
one.— fourfold", a. & adv. Quadruple;
In quadrupled measure.— four'score's a.
& n. Eighty.— four'teen'^, fOr'tln*. I.
a. Consisting of four more than ten. II,
n. The sum of ten and four.— four^-
teenth^, a. & n.— fourth, fOrth. I. a.
Next In order after the third. II. n. One
of four equal parts, -ly, adv.

fowl, faul, n. 1. The common domestic
cock or hen. 2. pi. Poultry in general.
3. Birds collectively, as wild iW/.— few I'-
er, n. One who catches or kills birds for
sport or food.— fowl'ing«piece'^ n. A
light smooth'bore shotgun for blrd'Shootlng.

fox, fex, n. 1 . A burrowing canine mam-
mal, noted for its cunning. 2. A sly, crafty
person.— fox'y, fex'i, a. Of or like a
fox; crafty In character; reddish-brown in
color.— fox^i-ness, n. [rel; uproar.

fra^cas, frg'cas, n. A noisy fight or quar-

ftrac^tlon, frac'shun, n. 1 . A fragment;
portion. 2. The sum of a number of equal
parts of a unit, as Va» ^/a-> ^'^•

— frac'tion-al, a. -ly, adv.
flrac^Uous, frac'shus, a. Ill-tempered;

unruly; peevish, -ly, adv. -ness, n.

f^ac^ture, frac'chur or -titJr. I. vt & vi.
[prac'turbd; rRAc'TUR-iNo.] To break.
11. n. The act of breaking; a break.

frag'll(e, fraj'il. a. Easily broken; frail;
delicate.— fra-gil'l-ty, n. Fragile quality.

flrag'meiit, frag'ment, n.' A part broken
off; a small detached portion.— frag'raen-
ta-ry, a. Composed of fragments; broken.

fra^graut, fr^'grant, a. Having an agree-
able smell.— fra'granee, n. The state or
quality of being fragrant, fra^gran-cy t.
— fra'grant-ly, adv.

frail, frfil, a. Delicately constituted;
easily broken qr destroyed • easily tempted ;
liable to be led astray, -ly, adv.— mil'
ty, n. [prail'ties", j»;.] The state of be-
ing ft>all; amoral infirmity. frail^ness:t.

frame, frem. I. vt. [framed; pra'-
MiNQ.] To put together; contrive; arrange;
shape; surround with a frame. II. n. 1 .
Someuiing composed of parts united in a



system; arrangement; constitution; frame-
work ; case. 2. A mental state or condition.
— frame'iTork'', n. A skeleton struc-
ture as a support or enclosure; plan; outline.

£ranc, fravc, n. A French silver coin, of
the value of about 19i cents.

fran^chlse, frgn'chiz or fran'chaiz^ n.
A political right, privilege, or exemption;
suffrage; citizenship.

fraii^ffl-bl(e, fran'ii-bl, a. Easily broken;
fragile.— fran'^gi-blKI-ty, n.

franik,fra?k. I*, vt. To send free of charge
as a letter. II. a. 1. Candid and open
ingenuous. 2. Free; privileged; exempt
1 1 1 . n. The right to send mail-matter free,
the package so sent, or the signature that
authenticates it. -ly, adv. -neas, ».

frauk^ln-eense, fra^k'in-sens, n. An
aromatic gum: used as an incense.

f^an^tlc, fran'tic, a. Wildly excited;
frenzied. — fran^ttc-al-iy, adv.

£ri|-ter'nal, fra-tgr'nal, a. Brotherly.
-ly, adv.— fra-ter'ni-ty, n. [-tibs",
pi] Brotherhood; brotherly affection; a fra-
ternal association. — frat ^ e r - nize or
-nise. frat'er-nalz, vt, & vi. To bring Into
or hold fellowship.— frat'^er-ai-SMt'Eor
-sa^jtion.n.

Ik'at'rl-clde, frat'ri-scdd, w. 1 . One who
kills his brother. 2. The killing of a
brother by a brother.- fratM-d'^dal, a.

fraud, frSd, n. Deceitful dealingj craft;
trickery.— fraud'u-lent, a. Practising or
characterized by fraud.

fraught, fret, pa. [Poet] Freighted; full.

fray, frfi, v. I. t. To wear; fret. II. i
To ravel at the edge.

fray », n. A fretted spot in a cloth, cord, etc.

fray 8, n. An affray; fracas; combat.

fraz'zle, fraz'l. J,vt.&vi. To fray or tatter,
become frayed. II. n. Frayed ends; state
of being frayed; worn out.

£reak, frtk, n. 1. A sudden causeless
change of mind ; a whim. 2 . A monstros-
ity.— f^eak'lsh, a.

freck'l(e, frec'l. I. vt. & vi. [preck'-
l(e)d; preck'ling.] To mark or be
marked with freckles. II. n. A small,
colored spot on the skin.

tree, M. 1. vt. [preed; prbb'ing.] To
set free; release; relieve. II. a. [prb'eb;
PRE'EST.] 1. Not restrained; uncon-
trolled; Independent. 2. Exempt: fol-
lowed hj from. 3. Ingenuous; frank;
easy; careless; familiar. 4. Gratuitooe.
6. Liberal; generous. II /. adv. Freely;
gratuitouslv; willingly. -l,y, adv. •««"»
n.— fvee'boofer, «. A ,robber. - free;-
hold^, n. 1. An estate in lands. 2. La^d
held In fee slmple.-free^hiold^er, ». The



papd, gsk; at, air; element, th6y, nsgge; It, |, i (ee); o, oh; orator, or; .faU,rllle; hot.



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t'recdman
fritter



owner of a freehold estate,— free^man, n.
A man who Is free; one not a slave; a citizen.
— free'ina'''8oii, n. A member of a widely
extended secret fraternity. — free'ma"-
Bon-ry, n. The Institutions and principles
of freemasons; hence, commmiity of feeling
and Interest.— free^stone^f n. 1. An easily
wrought sandstone, td* Ajpeach easily freed
from Its pit.— free trade* commerce un-
restricted by tariff or customs.— free'*
i^ll'", a. Made, done, or given of one's
own free will. [pated slave.

freed'maii, frtd'mftn, n. An emanci-

free^dom, frt'dum, n. 1. The state of
being free; liberty. 2. Facility; ease; in-
genuousness; also, nndae familiarity.

freez(e, frTz, vt. & vi. [fbo'zbn, frO'zn,
or FBOZB. froz; frbbz'ino.] To harden
with cold; congeal; kill or be killed by
cold.— flreea/er, fnz'gr, n. One who or
that which freezes.

fretelit, frgt. I*>. vt. To load; transport.
II. n. Goods transported, or the price of
transportation; that with which anything
is laden.

Frencli, french. I. a. Pertaining to
France. II. n. The language or people
of France.— French'man, n. One of the
French people.

fren^zy, fren'zi. I. vt. [frbn'zibd;
FKBN'zY-mo.] To make frantic. II. n.
[frbn'zibs*, pi.] Violent agitation ; fury ;
madness; dehrium.

fre-quent'**, frg-cwent', vt. To visit often.

fre'queiit, frl'cwent, a. Occurring or
appearing often.— fpe'quen-cy, n. The

froperty of being frequent.— fre'quent-
y, cUtv. Often; repeatedly,
fyen'co, fres'co. \,vt. To paint in fresco.

II. W. [fRBS'COS* or FRB8'C0Bi<S ])l.]

The art of painting on plaster,, as on a

wall or ceiling; a picture or design so

painted.
f resli, fresh, a. 1 . Newly prepared or pro-
duced; unfaded; untainted; recent; new.

2. Vigorous; strong; brisk. 3. Unsalted.
-ly, adv. -nesSf n.— fresh'en, f resh'n,

vt. & vt. To make or become fresh.
f^esli^et, fresh'et, n. A sudden flood in a

stream; an inundation.
fresli'maii, fresh'ni^n, n. [fbesh'men,

pi.] A college student in his first year.
ft-et*, fret, v. [fret'ted**; frbt'tino,]

1. 1. To wear or eat away; irritate; worry;

vex; agitate. II. i. 1 . To be worn away.

■ 2. To complain; be agitated.
fret^fVi. To ornament as with fretwork.
treVf n. The act of fretting: irritation;

agitation. [ivork'':t.

tret^t n. Ornament in relief, fret'-
fret>, n. A bar on a musical instrument,



as a guitar, against which the strings may

be stopped.
fret'f^I, fret'ful, a. Inclined to fret;

peevish; worrying; agitated, -ly, adv.

»nesB,n.
frl'a-bl(e, frai'a-bl, a. Easily crumbled.
-fri'>a-biPi-ty, n. fr^a-bKe-nesst.
frl'ar, frai'ar, n. A mendicant monk.

— fri'ar-y, n. A monastery.
frlc^as-see^, fric'g-sl'. I. vt. To make

into a fricassee. II. n. A dish of meat

cut small, stewed or fried, and served with

gravy.
fnc^tlon, fric'shun, n. The rubbing to-
gether of two bodies, or the hindrance to

motion so produced; attrition.
— fric^tlon-al, a.
Prl'day , froi'dg, n. The sixth day of the

week.— Good F., the Friday before Easter.
fried, frald, imp. &pp. of fry, v.
friend, frend, n. 1. One who cherishes

kind regard for another; an adherent; ally.

2. [F-j One of the Society of Friends;

a Quaker. — firiend^lera, a. Having no

friends; forlorn.— friend ^li-nesSf n. —

frien d'l y , a. Pertalnhig to or like a friend;

propitious; favorable.— friend^ ship, n.

Mutual regard; the state or fact of being

friends or being friendly^
fHeze^ friz. n. Arch. The middle division

of an entablature.
fWeze^, n. A coarse, shaggy woolen cloth.
frlg^ate, frig'et or -§t, n. An old-style

war*ves8el of moderate size.
Criglit, frcdt. l\vt. [Poet] To frighten.

II. n. Sudden fear.— frignt'en, froit'n,

vt. To alarm suddenly; scare.— fri gh t^f u 1 »

a. Apt to Induce terror; shocking, -ly, adv.

«nes6» n.
frls^ld, frij'id, a. Of low temperature;

cold; formal and forbidding, -ly, adv.

-ness, w.-ft-l-gid'i-ty, Iri-JIdM-tl, n.

Coldness; formality.
frll(l, fril. I. vt. & vi. To make into a

frill; put frills on; be frilled. II. n. An

ornamental band; a flounce; ruffle.
fWnge, frinj. T» vt. [fringed; frin'-

6INO.] To border with a fringe. II. n.

A border, as of pendent cords; an edging.
fWp'per-y, frip'er-i. I' «• Worthless.

II. w. [-IBS', 7?/.] Worthless things;

trumpery; cast«off clothes.
frisk, frisk. I*, vi. To leap about play-
fully; frolic. II. n. A playful skipping

about.— firisk'1-ly, adv.— MnWUnena, n.

— frisk'y, a. Lively or playful.
frltli,(. frith, f firth, «. [Scot.] An arm of
llrth, \ the sea.
frlt'ter, frit'fir. I. vt. To waste little bv

little: with away. II. n. 1. A small

fried cake. 2. A shred.



ur; fiatgOre (future); aisle; au (out); eil; c (k); chat; dli {ihe)\ go; sing, i^jik; tliin.
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f^T^o-lons, friv'o-lD8, a. Trivial; tri-
fling; silly. Ay^adv. -ne88, n.— firlv-ol'l-

ty. frlv-el'l-tl. n. [-ties*, o/.] The quality

of being frivolous; somechmg frivolous.
frizz, friz. I. vt. Fprizzed; frizz'ing,]

To crimp. II. n. That which is frizzed,

as hair. tr\x'x\{eX'~fr\%z'\y,a. Crin-
kled; crisped.
fro, fro, adv. Aw&j from; back.
^ frock, free, n. Any loose outer garment,

as a woman^s or child ^s gown; dress.
frogi, freg, n. A small, tailless, amphib-
., ious, web-footed ap'"^»i
troe^t n. 1. The

gumr prominence :

sole of a horse's foe

A joint of rails

of a railway-
track.
tros^f n. 1.

An ornamental

fastening of a

garment. 2.

The loop of a

scabbard.
ft-oFlc, frol'ic.

I. vi. [frol'-

ICKED*; prol'-

ICK-ING.] To a, eargrs; 6, h, aqnatic yoniiG:
mirthful (taapoTes) in^varioua staiires of



Development of the Frog,



prank8T'eJJJ>rt! s^^^***' ''^ '^"^*-
II. o. Merry; sportive. III. n. A
playful act* merriment; sport. — firoFIc-
somef a. Full of frolic; playful.

f^om, f rem, prep. 1 . Out of; starting at;
beginning with; after. 2. In a relation of
contrast with; as, from grave to gay. 3.
Having as a cause or origin; by means of;
due to. [as of ferns.

frond, frond, n. A leaf -like expansion,

trowkt^, frunt, V. T* t. To face toward;
confront. II. i. To have the front in a
certain direction: with on or upon.

ft>oiit, a. Situated at the front; frontal.

ft*out, Ti. 1 . The foremost part of any-
thing; the forehead; brow; face. 2. Posi-
tion m advance. 3. Boldness; effrontery.
— front'age, n. Linear extent of front.
-rfron'tal, fren'tal. I. a. Pertaining to
the front or to the forehead. II, n. A front
part; frontal bone.

ftron^tler', fron'ttr' or fren'ttr, n. The
border of a country; the confines of civili-
zation.

Cron^tls-plece^, fron'tis-pts", n. An
illustration in the front of a book.

flront^et, frunt'let, n. A band worn on
the forehead.

frost<>, frSst, V. I. (. To cover with or



injure by frost; apply frosting to. II. i.
To freeze; assume the appearance of frost.

frost, frSst, n. Minute crystals of ice
formed directly from vapor in the air.

— froBt'i-ly, adv.— frost^l-nes8, n-
frost^inff, n. A surface Imitating frost, as
a sugared covering of cake.— frost^y, i.
[FROST 'i-eb; fkost'i-est.] Attended with
frost; chilly; forbidding.

frotb, frSth. I*, vt. & vi. To cause to
foam; foam. II. n. A mass of bubbles,
as from fermentation; any light, unsub-
stantial matter.— froth'y, a. Of, like, or
full of froth; empty; pretentious.

fro^^i^ard, frO'word, a. Disobedient;
perverse, -ly, adv. -ness, n.

frown, fraun, v. I. t. To rebuke in-
dignantly: commonly with doitm. II. i.
To knit the brow, as in displeasure; scowl;
threaten; lower. [in anger.

frourn, n. A wrinkling of the brow, as

fronr'zy, frau'zi, a. [frow^zi-er; fbow'-
zi-EST.J Unkemjpt; slovenly; untidy.

froze, frOz. imp., fro^zen, f>p. of frkszs, r .

fro'zen, fro'zn, ^a. Solidified, benumbed,
or killed by cold; overspread with ice.

fruc'tl-fjr, fruc'ti-fai, v. F-fied; -fx'ing.]
I. t. To render fruitful. II. i. Te
yield f rait.— fruc'-'ti-fl-ca'tlon, n.

frn^^al, frfi'gal, a. Economical; saving;
sparing; meager, -ly, adv.— frU'-gHyi'ty,
n. [-TIES", pL] Strict economy; thrift.

frn-sirer-ons§, fra-jif'gr-us, a. Frait-
bearmg; fruitful. [eating.

frn-glv'o-rous, fru-jiv'o-rus, a. Fruir-

frult, frQt. T^, vt. & vi. To produce as
frait; bear frait. II. n. 1 . The matured
seed-vessel of a fiowering plant; edible
product of a plant. 2. OfEsprmgy>roduct;
result.- f^uit'age, frSt'&j, n. Fruit col-
lectively; result; effect.— fruit'er-er, n.
A dealer In fruits.- fruit^fu I, a. Prollflc,

froductlve. -ly, adv. -ness, «.— frnit'-
688, a. Yielding no fruit; barren; usekess;

vain, -ly, adv. -ness, n.
fru-l^tlon, fra-ish'un, n. The bearing of

frait; realization; fulfilment.
fi'U«'trate,frus'trgt,i7^ [prus'tra'ted'*;

frus'tra'ting.] To cause

to fail; baffle; foil.— frus-

tra'tion, n. Failure; de-

feat.
frns'tnin, frus'tum, n. .

[-TUMs« or -TA, pl.^ That



which is left of a solid after




Frostom of a



cutting off the top parallel Pyramid
to the oase; a fragment.
fry, frai, vt. & vi. [fried; frt'engJ 1.
To cook in hot oil, lard, or butter. 2. To
vex; worry.



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ft-yi, frai, n. [fbibs*, pi.] A dish of any-
thing fried.

trj*, n. sing. &pl. 1. Very yoaoff fish.
2. A mnltitade of petty persons or tnings.

ftacli^fila, fiQ'shicL n. A plant with droop-
ing, f our-petaled flowers.

fkid'dlCe, fud'l, vt. & vi. [pud'dlbd;
pud'dung.] To intoxicate or be in-
toxicated.

fudge, fnj, n. A humbug; nonsense: com-
monly used as an interjection.

fii'el, fitl'el, n. Material, as wood or coal,
used to feed a fire.

ra^^-ttT(e, fiO'ii-tiv. I. a. Fleeing; es-
caping or escaped ; evanescent; momentary.
11. n. One who or that which flees ^ a
runaway; deserter; anytliing evanescent
-ly, adv. -nesSf n,

ftal'crum, ful'crum, «. [ful'crums* or
ful'ora, pi.] The support on which a
lever rests.

ful-fll', I f Ul-flP, ©<. [PUL-PILLBD'; PUL-

flnl-filF, r fil'lino.] To bring to pass;
accomplish; perform fully; meet; come up
to.— ful-flFmenL fol-fllVmeiit, n.

fa HI, ful, vt. & vi. To make or become
full; show fulness.

fall*, V. 1. 1 To make (cloth) thicker, as
in a fulling-mill. II. i. To thicken by
shrinking, as cloth.

flill, a. Containing all that the space will
holdifilled; ample; complete.— fuU'y, adv.
~fnFness« n. fnll^nesst*

ftall, n. The highest state, point, or degree;
the state of being full; fulness. [auite.

ftall, adv. Without abatement; fully;

ftalFer, furgr, n. One who fulls and
cleanses cloth.— fullers* earth, a clay
used In fulling cloth.— fnlFer-y, n. A
place where cloth is fulled.

fal'ml-nate, ful'mi-net, v. [-tha'tki)^;
-NA'TiNoJ I. ^. To explode; utter as a
threat. II. i. To thunder; censure or
threaten stormily. — fnl^ml-na'tion, n.
The act of fulminating, or that which is f ul-
minated.— ful^ml-na-to^ry, a. UUertng
fulmlnations.

ful'ml-nate, n. A substance that ex-
plodes under percussion.

fliFsome, ful'snm, a. Offensive from
excess of praise; coarse; indelicate, -ly,
adv. -nesBtn.

ftam^bl(e, fum'bl, vt. & vi. [puTi'BL(B)D;
fuk'bling.J To feel about clumsily.

ftame, fltlm. I. vi. [fumbd; pu'mino.]
To emit smoke, gas, or vapor; rage; rave.
II. n. 1. Vapor, especially as narcotic
or choking. 2* Furious anger.

fta^mt-eale, fifi'mi-get, vt. [-oa'ted<>;



-oa'tino.] To subject to smoke or fumes,
disinfect.— fn^'^mi-Ka^tioii, n.

fuu, fun, n. That which excites merri-
ment; frolic; drollery; joke.

func^tlon, fupc'shun, n. 1. The ap-
propriate business, dutv, or office of any
person or thing. 2. A public ceremonv
or entertainment. 3. Math. A depena-
ent quantity. — fiin</tion-al, a. — func/-
tion-a«ry, fxr^c'shun-s-rl, n. [-bibss, pi.]
A public official.

fund, fund. I«». vt. To convert (various
debts) into a single fund secured by stocks
or bonds. II. n. 1. A sum of money or
stock of convertible wealth; a reserve;
ample stock. 2. Money lent to a govern-
ment; a funded debt: used in the plural.

fani^aa-meii^tal, fun'da-men'tcd. I.

a. Relating to or constituting a founda-

tion; indispensable; basal. II. n. A

foundation; a necessarv truth; an essentiaJ.

— fun^da-inen'tal-lyt adv.

fki^ner-al, fid'ngr-al. I. a. Pertaining
to a funeral, fti'ner-a-ryj. II. w. The
ceremonies or persons attending the burial
of the dead.

fta-ne^re-al, flu-nl'rg-ol, a. Pertaining to
or suitable for a funeral; mournful.

fun^gus, fu^'gus, n. [fun'gi, fun'jai or
-gt, or pun'gus-es, pi.] One of a group
of plants, including mushrooms, toad-
stools, etc. ; also, a soft, sponsy growth on
an animal body.— fun'gous, fuij'gus, a.

fkin^nel, fun'el, n. 1. A wide-mouthed
conical vessel for filling close vessels with
liquids; tunnel. 2. A smoke-pipe.

fun^ny, fun'i, a. [pun'ni-br; ptjn'ni-
EST.1 Affording fun; comical; ludicrous.

far, Tur. I. vt. [furred; pur'ring.]
To cover, line, or trim with fur. II. n.
1. The soft, fine coat covering the skin of
many mammals. 2. pi. or collect, sing.
Bkins of fur-bearing animals; also, apparel
made of them. 3 . Any fuzzy covenng. —
fur^rins, n.

ftar^e-lour, fur'b§-10, n. A plaited
flounce or other ornament.

fai^blsliS fur'bish, vt. To mb bright;
burnish; renovate. [ca^^ted^.

ftar'cate,fur'ket or kgt,a. Forked, fur'-

fa^rl-oas, flfl'ri-us, a. Full of fury; ra-
ging; frantic; tempestuous, -ly, adv.
-ness, n. [sail to a spar.

tarl, ffirl, vt. To roll up and secure, as a

far^ons, fOr^eng, n. A measure, one*
eighth of a mile.

ftar^oasli, fur'lo. I. vt. To grant a
furlough to. II. n. Leave of absence, as
of a soldier.



Or; fiat|j|re(fatiire); aide; an (out); ell; c (k); cliat; dh. (tke); so; sins, iqJc; tlUn.



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ftar^nace, fur'ngs, n. ABtractareencloeing
a flre«chamber, as for emelting or heating.

ftai^nlsli^ fOr'nish, vt. To fit out as
with fomiture: supply; yield.— fur'nuh-
lnir« n. 1. pi. Fixtures or fittings, rl,
Tlie act of supplying with furniture.

fui^nl-ture, fur'ni-churor -tiftr, n. Out-
fit, as of chairs, tables, etc.; the trappings
of a horse or the like.

fa'ror, (fiO'rer, fitt'rOr or fO'ro-rg, n.

fu^rore, f Overmastering passion for any-
thing; rage; mania.

far'rt-er, fOr'i-gr, n. A dealer in furs.

fai^rour, fur'O. I. vt. & vi. To cut fur-
rows in. II. n. A trench made by a plow;
groove; wrinkle. [ered.

ftar'ry, fOr'i, a. Of or like fur; fur*cov-

fai^tlier, fSr'dhgr. I. vt. To help for-
ward; promote. II. a. compar. \Po8i-
(ive wanting: used as compar. of far.]
More distant or advanced; fuller; addi-
tional. III. adv. More remotely; far-
ther; in addition; besides.— ftir'ther-
ance« n. 1. The act
of furthering, advance-
ment. )£• That which
furthers — f mother-
more^fOdo Besides;
moreover — fur'-
ther-most^«a Fur-
thest or most remote. ^
— fur^thest. I. a.
8uperl. [PoniUvewaxit- '
Ing: used as superl. of ;
FAR 1 Most distant, ^
remote, or advanced. \
11, adv. At or to the
greatest distance. %

fur'tlvCe, fur'tiv, a.
Stealthy or sly: sto-
len; secret; elusive.
-ly, adv. -ness, n. !?.„,«

tn'Tj, fiO'ri, n. [pu'- J""^.

RIB8«, pl.^ 1. Un- o, a Bin jrle flower,
governable rage; any vehement passion or
excitement: frenzy. 2. [F-] Class. Myth.



One of three goddesses of vengeance. 3*
A turbulent woman; termagant.

flirz(e, fGrz, n. A spiny shrub having
many branches and yellow flowers. See
illus. in preceding column.— fUrz^y, a.

fuse, flQz. l.vt.& vi. [fused; fu'sino.]
To melt; blend b^ meiting. II. n. A
tube, cord, or the like, to convey fire to an
explosive.- fa"sl-bll'l-ty, ;z.— fu'si.bl(e,
a. Capable of being fusea.

fu-see'>, flu-zt% n. 1. A match not extin-

Suishable by wind. 2. A fuse. 3t. A
int«lock musket.
fu-see's, n. A spirally grooved cone to

equalize motion in a watch.
fu^sll-lade^, flu'zi-16d', n. A stmolta-

neons discharge of firearms.
fu^ston, fifi'zhun, n. The act or process

of fusing; blending; coalition.
fuss, fus. I*, vt. & vi. To trouble about

trifles; fret; worry. II. n. Disturbance

about trifles; trouble; ado.— fuaa^y, a.

Inclined to fuss: fidgety; fretful.— ftass^-

ly. a«fv.— fnss^i-nesB, n.
fus^tlan, fus'chanor-tian. I. a. Made

of fustian; pompous; bombastic. II. n.

1. A coarse twilled stuff. 2. Verbiage;

bombast.
fust'y, fuBt'i,a. Jfupt'i-er; fust'i-est.]

Musty; moldy.— fust'l-ness, n.
fU'tll(e, fiQ'til, a. Useless; vain.— I\i-tir-

i-ty, n. [TIES', pl.\ The quality of being

futile; anything futile.
fut'tock, fut'Qc, n. A crooked timber in

the frame of a wooden vessel.
fu'ture, flO'chur or -titjr. I. a. That

will be hereafter; pertaining to time to

come. II. w. The time yet to come; that

which is to be; prospect: outlook. — fu-

tn'rl-ty, flu-tlQ'rI-tl, n. [-tiks', pZ.l 1.



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