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fisher

[ fish-er ]
/ ˈfɪʃ ər /
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noun
any animal that catches fish for food.
a fisherman.
a dark-brown or blackish marten, Martes pennanti, of northern North America.
the fur of this animal.
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Origin of fisher

before 900; Middle English fisscher fisherman, Old English fiscere.See fish, -er1

Other definitions for fisher (2 of 2)

Fisher
[ fish-er ]
/ ˈfɪʃ ər /

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

fisher
/ (ˈfɪʃə) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for fisher (2 of 2)

Fisher
/ (ˈfɪʃə) /

noun
Andrew . 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of Australia (1908–09; 1910–13; 1914–15)
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
John Arbuthnot 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone. 1841–1920, British admiral; First Sea Lord (1904–10; 1914–15); introduced the dreadnought
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