Further

Further Fur"ther, adv. [A comparative of forth; OE. further, forther, AS. fur?or, far?ur; akin to G. f["u]rder. See {Forth}, adv.] To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See {Farther}. [1913 Webster]

Carries us, I know not how much further, into familiar company. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]

They sdvanced us far as Eleusis and Thria; but no further. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]

{Further off}, not so near; apart by a greater distance. [1913 Webster]


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