Definition of 'fir'
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Example sentences containing 'fir'
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Wire together dried fruit and fir cones and use to fill any gaps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You cannot therefore simply complain that the fir tree blocks the light to your garden or patio. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We stare through the drizzle at a scarred fir tree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fir trees of the mobile forest lay flattened and scorched. Anti-Ice (1993)It was a frosty night and fir trees sparkled with a dusting of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Holly or branches from fir trees work best but any greenery will do. The Sun (2014)He had seen the dark shapes of the fir trees only a moment or so before hitting them. BomberPeople who live near a fir wood can sometimes hear a weird cooing coming from it in the middle of the night. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We bounced between fir trees, then burst out on to the shores of a lake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The darling yellow trumpets are thrusting up in fir and birch woods across Scotland for our delight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I put fir cones on them to make them smell beautiful. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I once heard one calling in the top of a skimpy fir tree in a wood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can often see them in oak woods, especially if there are a few fir trees dotted about. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What do I do about a fir tree? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Wild salmon with sea vegetables and pink fir apples was OK but dull. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If there are spruce and fir, out they will come: most small gardens are better without them. The Education of a Gardener (1994)They are commonest in fir woods, but in other woods they are often seen in oak trees, usually at the top. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The road here is quiet, overlooked by towering fir trees, with a peace that contributes to the sense that this is hallowed ground. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. fir is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'fir'
British English: fir NOUN
A fir is a tall evergreen tree that has thin needle-like leaves.
Definition of fir from the Collins English Dictionary
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