Definition for fisher (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for fisher
And there is no denying that Fisher plays a lot of Asteroids.
“Playing Asteroids is a little like directing a television show,” Fisher has told me.
In fact, it was by way of pinball that Fisher came to Asteroids in the first place.
After a day off from shooting The Fisher King, Robin Williams decides to work out.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure|Joe Morgenstern|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One gets the sense that these are the words Sotomayor stifled, or perhaps drafted and circulated, in Fisher.Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway|Mike Sacks|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also reminded them of the great Fisher Ames, who had lived on that very spot, and was the friend of the immortal Washington.Leaves for a Christmas Bough|Unknown
At this Fisher seized him, and laid him upon deck several times in a pretty rough manner.
More, Fisher, and some of the monks to whom the oath was administered, refused to desert their principles.Ten Tudor Statesmen|Arthur D. Innes
Brother Fisher and I laid hands upon her, and in less than a minute her intense suffering ceased, and she rested until morning.Birth of a Reformation|Andrew Byers
A little boy named Fisher, the son of a farmer, was climbing an apple tree, when he slipped between two branches.The Little Gleaner, Vol. X.|Various
British Dictionary definitions for fisher (1 of 2)
- a large North American marten, Martes pennanti, having thick dark brown fur
- the fur of this animal
British Dictionary definitions for fisher (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for fisher
Old English fiscere, agent noun from fish (v.). It began to be used of certain animals, hence perhaps the rise of the formation fisherman (1520s).