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fisher

1

[ fish-er ]

noun

  1. any animal that catches fish for food.
  2. a fisherman.
  3. a dark-brown or blackish marten, Martes pennanti, of northern North America.
  4. the fur of this animal.


Fisher

2

[ fish-er ]

noun

  1. Andrew, 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1908–09, 1910–13, 1914–15.
  2. Dorothy Can·field [kan, -feeld], Dorothea Frances Canfield Fisher, 1879–1958, U.S. novelist.
  3. Irving, 1867–1947, U.S. political economist.
  4. Saint John John of Rochester, c1469–1535, English Roman Catholic prelate and humanist: executed for treason.
  5. John Arbuthnot, 1st Baron Fisher of Kil·ver·stone [kil, -ver-st, uh, n], 1841–1920, British admiral.
  6. M(ary) F(rances) K(ennedy), 1908–92, U.S. culinary author.

Fisher

1

/ ˈfɪʃə /

noun

  1. FisherAndrew18621928MAustralianScottishPOLITICS: statesmanPOLITICS: prime minister Andrew . 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of Australia (1908–09; 1910–13; 1914–15)
  2. FisherJohn, Saint?14691535MEnglishRELIGION: prelateMISC: scholarRELIGION: saint Saint John . ?1469–1535, English prelate and scholar: executed for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as supreme head of the church. Feast day: June 22
  3. FisherJohn Arbuthnot, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone18411920MBritishMILITARY: admiral John Arbuthnot 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone. 1841–1920, British admiral; First Sea Lord (1904–10; 1914–15); introduced the dreadnought


fisher

2

/ ˈfɪʃə /

noun

  1. a person who fishes; fisherman
  2. Also calledpekan
    1. a large North American marten, Martes pennanti , having thick dark brown fur
    2. the fur of this animal
  3. fisher of men
    fisher of men an evangelist

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fisher1

before 900; Middle English fisscher fisherman, Old English fiscere. See fish, -er 1

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Example Sentences

Fisher had been doing fieldwork in Madagascar when he realized that the forests where both he and Hugel conducted much of their research were disappearing.

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Climbers rely upon ice picks to grant stability while moving across icy slopes, and ice fishers use ice picks to cut holes through ice surfaces.

They will move Mike Remmers, who had been starting at right tackle in place of Schwartz, to left tackle to replace Fisher.

After Fisher blew out his Achilles’ tendon in the AFC championship game, Reid will have to find ways to protect Mahomes.

The Seminoles were the conference’s top program under Bowden, and Fisher continued that tradition with a national championship in 2013.

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.

Simon Fisher Turner told me he last saw Jarman lying dead in the hospital chapel.

After a day off from shooting The Fisher King, Robin Williams decides to work out.

We walked over to the village, hoping to learn that the fisher-fleet would be in the next morning, but were disappointed.

To reachPg 102 this town we turned a few miles from the main road on the following day, but missed the fisher-fleet as before.

Hayes Fisher reached forth a red right hand and shook him by the collar.

Near Brecq-Hou, in Sark, they show a cave where a devil-fish a few years since seized and drowned a lobster-fisher.

Off Charleston we passed through the blockading fleet, which was gayly decorated in honor of the taking of Fort Fisher.

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