Fur"ni*ture (?), n. [F. fourniture. See Furnish, v. t.]
That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.
The form and all the furniture of the earth.
The thoughts which make the furniture of their minds.
Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc.
The masts and rigging of a ship
. (b) Mil.
The mountings of a gun
Builders' hardware such as locks, door and window trimmings
. (d) Print
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
A mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes called mixture.
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