Definition of Furbisher

1. n. One who furbishes; esp., a sword cutler, who finishes sword blades and similar weapons.



Definition of Furbisher

1. Noun. One who furbishes; especially, a sword cutler, who finishes sword blades and similar weapons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Furbisher

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furbisher

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furazolidones
furbaby
furball
furbearer
furbearers
furbelow
furbelowed
furbelowing
furbelows
furbish
furbish up
furbishable
furbished
furbisher (current term)
furbishers
furbishes
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furbisht
furcal
furcal nerve
furcate
furcated
furcately
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furcating
furcation
furcation defects
furcations

Literary usage of Furbisher

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1. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"the furber ' or ' furbisher.' A fur- bisher or scourer of armour and metals generally, ... seems to be a corruption of furbisher. John le Furber. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"other of Elizabeth's subjects as were discontented with her rule ; and they had " allured to them Martin furbisher, with the promes of 2o/. land by the year ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1846)
"That idea of the vinegar-remedy is borrowed from Kemp's late treatise on the pestilence and its cure," muttered furbisher. " Before vou enter upon the new ..."

4. The Military Forces of the Crown: Their Administration and Government by Charles Mathew Clode (1869)
"Armourer at Whitehall Keeper of the Small Guns furbisher at the Small Gun ... Storekeeper at Windsor Storekeeper at Portsmouth furbisher at Portsmouth . ..."

5. "Brief Lives" by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark (1898)
"... where he dyed (and lies buryed) not long after the restauracion of his majestie. Simon furbisher (1585-16..). * Symon furbisher, the famous ..."

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