1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment. "The form
and all the furniture
of the earth." (Tillotson) "The thoughts which create the furniture
of their minds." (M. Arnold)
2. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a home
or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
3. The necessary
appendages to anything, as to a car, a carriage, a nave, etc.
Pieces of tree
of a lesser height
than the type, placed near
the pages or another matter
in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form
in its seat
in the chase.
4. A mixed
stop in an organ; sometimes called mixture.
Origin: F. Fourniture. See Furnish.
Source: Websters Vocabulary