Definition of Furniture

1. Noun. Furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy. "There was only one piece of furniture in the room"




Definition of Furniture

1. n. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.

Definition of Furniture

1. Noun. (archaic) The harness, trappings etc. of a horse or other animal. ¹

2. Noun. An item, or, used collectively, items, usually in a room, which enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively. ¹

3. Noun. Equipment worn by a falcon or hawk to facilitate handling by the falconer / austringer, e.g. jesses ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Furniture

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Medical Definition of Furniture

1. 1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment. "The form and all the furniture of the earth." (Tillotson) "The thoughts which make the furniture of their minds." (M. Arnold) 2. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc. 3. The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc. Pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height than the type, placed around the pages or other matter in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form in its place in the chase. 4. A mixed or compound stop in an organ; sometimes called mixture. Origin: F. Fourniture. See Furnish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furniture

furnaces
furnacing
furniment
furniments
furnish
furnished
furnished with
furnisher
furnishers
furnishes
furnishing
furnishings
furnishment
furnishments
furnisht
furniture (current term)
furniture company
furniture maker
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furoate
furoates
furocoumarin
furocoumarins
furodysinin
furoic
furoic acid
furoin
furol

Literary usage of Furniture

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"A. McClure. il Countryside M 24:256-7 My '17 furniture of the olden time. ... 11 Arts and Dec 7:25-9, 68-72 ND '16 Elizabethan furniture and textile designs ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"11 Am Homes 12:9-14 Ja '15 furniture designed and executed by Eugenio Quarti. ... 11 Good H 61:792-7 D '15 Magpie note in new American furniture, ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"It looks well planted along the edge of a terrace or wall, as it droops prettily. CLARA H. SMALLWOOD. Tne Care of furniture MANY of the ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"(10t "Q. Did there appear to be any orderly arrangement of the furniture? "A. None whatever. There was no semblance of a packing job in the car to my idea ..."

5. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by William Randolph Hearst (1851)
"Even furniture would be better without such inconsistencies. ... It is such furniture as the devil might have had in Pandemonium— " Gorgons, and hydras, ..."

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