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Murgatroyd, despite his small size and furriness, had all the human attributes an animal which lives with humans soon acquires.

He began to regain the sense of touch, though he felt only furriness everywhere.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from fur + -y (2). As a noun, in reference to "anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities," by 1996. Related: Furriness.

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