EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FUR
I saw 'em fur years, with a big cuttin' out to show the cross-section.
Anyway, he said, Jim had already sure-enough drowned as fur as there was any fun in it.
Say, I don't expect to quit cussin' him fur another thirty days yet.
Now, that's healthy doin's fur a two-fisted Christian, ain't it?
I'd play that fur the heftiest moral courage I've ever showed, anyway.
I never overdone it like that again, fur you see I'd learned something.
It's a good game if that's the kind of a game you're huntin' fur.
With a sharp piece of flint he cut the fur of the animal's back.
It was a good rake, and there was fur upon his claws—and blood.
We wasn't none of us much to boast of; but Dick, he went too fur.
late 14c. "trimming or lining of a garment" (implied c.1300 in surname Furhode "fur hood"), probably from Old French fourrer "to line, sheathe," from fuerre "sheath, covering," from Frankish *fodr or another Germanic source (cf. Old Frisian foder "coat lining," Old High German fotar "a lining," German Futter, Gothic fodr "sword sheath"), from Proto-Germanic *fodram "sheath."
Sense transferred in English from the notion of a lining to the thing used in it. First applied early 15c. to animal hair still on the animal.
As a verb, from c.1300, from Old French fourrer. Related: Furred; furring.