What does the word fir mean?

Usage examples for fir

  1. Humpy had chopped down a small fir that had adorned the front yard and had set it up as a Christmas tree- an attention that was not lost upon Billie. – A Reversible Santa Claus by Meredith Nicholson
  2. She continued her search and presently came to the fir trees behind the hut. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  3. " Yes," said the fir- tree, " the east is black, and only the wind and the snow issue from it." – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field