- Resembling or characteristic of a furnace.
- 1877, The Literary World: A Review of Current Literature, volume VII:
- Once, at least, the philosopher is mistaken: it wasn't the chimney at all; it was the furnacy land-breezes, which, stealing out from Portsmouth, had wrapped us in a sudden fiery embrace.
- 1952 May 22, San Francisco News, page 21:
- Life in this great pretzel center is distinguished by the worst television reception enjoyed by any metropolitan American city – not even barring blast-furnacy Pittsburgh, runner-up for ghosts, blizzards, fadeouts and other visual blah.
- 1995 April 16, Samuel Pocrass, “Re: yellow raincoat”, in rec.arts.poems, Usenet, message-ID <email@example.com>:
- the work-weary pleasure of removing a coat when stepping inside an apartment; / the disappointment of having no fireplace; / the compensation of turning the heat way up. / the furnacy warm air blowing through the vent so differently from cold, haphazard rain.
- 1997 October 17, CSTARK1, “Fun With Fenelon”, in talk.philosophy.misc, Usenet, message-ID <01bcdaa8$f66e0ea0$1356edcc@default>:
- I know, yeah, this floor ... / We discussed it once. / Cool, concrete slab. / I lie on it when things are too furnacy / And my shoulders ache.
- 2002 March 13, EHursh, “Re: What season(s) do you prefer?”, in alt.callahans, Usenet, message-ID <3C8EF5B6.78F5433@bdexx.com>:
- I was born in May (Mother's Day, in fact), and that's about the time of year I like: winter's over, and summer hasn't yet gone into full furnacey swing.
- 2005 February 17, Steven Sullivan, “Re: Pazz & Jop poll is out, btw”, in rec.music.progressive, Usenet, message-ID <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
- Admittedly, it's not a very Magma-esque sound. / and it's neither fiery nor furnacey.
- 2010 December 22, Skipweasel, “Re: Thrice woe.”, in uk.rec.sheds, Usenet, message-ID <MPG.email@example.com>:
- The water stops, but there's still quite a lot of residual heat in the furnacey bit which made the boiler bump and boil for a few seconds after shutdown.
- 2013 January 23 [December 2005], Gray, Simon, “Green Flash”, in The Smoking Diaries, volume 2, Granta Publications, →ISBN:
- There was a sudden furnacy glow all around it, and to its left, associated with it in some way, but not attached to it, a bright green dot appeared, a small but complete and brilliant dot.