a : a dark brown North American carnivorous mammal (Martes pennanti) of the weasel family
b : the fur or pelt of this animal
Examples of FISHER
- <few fishers of lake trout are more ardent or adept than my father>
First Known Use of FISHER
before 12th century
Irving 1867–1947 Am. econ.
Mary Frances Kennedy 1908–1992 Am. writer