fisher

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noun fish·er \ˈfi-shər\

Definition of fisher

  1. 1 :  one that fishes

  2. 2a :  a dark brown North American carnivorous mammal (Martes pennanti) of the weasel familyb :  the fur or pelt of this animal

Examples of fisher in a Sentence

  1. few fishers of lake trout are more ardent or adept than my father

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Before 12th Century

First Known Use of fisher

before 12th century


Fisher

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biographical name Fish·er \ˈfi-shər\

Definition of Fisher

  1. Dorothy 1879–1958 Dorothea Frances née Can*fieldplay \ˈkan-ˌfēld\ American novelist


Fisher

biographical name fish·er

Definition of Fisher

  1. Irving 1867–1947 American economist


Fisher

biographical name fish·er

Definition of Fisher

  1. John Arbuthnot 1841–1920 1st Baron Fisher of Kil*ver*stoneplay \ˈkil-vər-stən\ British admiral


Fisher

biographical name fish·er

Definition of Fisher

  1. Mary Frances Kennedy 1908–1992 American writer



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