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Definition of "vair" []

  • A fur, probably squirrel, much used in medieval times to line and trim robes. (noun)
  • Heraldry A representation of fur. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vair" in a sentence
  • "But me luvz teh rain vair much so I don't mind if it doesn't!"
  • "It is a land of mountains and forests, where there are to be found the animals called vair [215], ermine, and sable."
  • "In these laws sable is called vair, and it has been asserted that Perrault marked the dignity conferred upon Cinderella by the fairy's gift of a slipper of vair, a privilege confined to the highest rank of princesses."