- a person who makes arrows.
Origin of fletcher
- John,1579–1625, English dramatist: collaborated with Francis Beaumont 1606?–16; with Philip Massinger 1613–25.
- John Gould,1886–1950, U.S. poet.
- a male given name.
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Contemporary Examples of fletcher
Every time I returned to taste with Fletcher, he shared his own stories before we dove into the flight.
Fletcher learned of the Court while reading an article in a local paper about a man in Las Vegas who had passed the exam.
Former NATO commander James Stavridis, now dean of the Fletcher School, takes much the same view.Putin’s Shadow Shock Troops Roil Ukraine
February 28, 2014
I worked with the incredible Adam Shankman and his assistant at the time Anne “Momma” Fletcher.‘She’s All That' 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic
January 29, 2014
During one intense episode, Fletcher makes the boy play so hard his hands bleed, covering his drum sticks and set with blood.‘Whiplash’ Is Sundance’s Hottest Film, A Music-Themed Drama Starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons
January 24, 2014
Historical Examples of fletcher
Even now he was disturbed as to what Fletcher and Fallon might think.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
And when Mrs. Fletcher Fosdick made the best of anything she made the very best.The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Fletcher paused, one foot in the stirrup, and looked the fellow up and down.
There was a dull flush showing through the tan of Fletcher's skin.
Still, Fletcher, striving hard to keep his calm, clung to the reins.
- a person who makes arrows
Word Origin for fletcher
- John . 1579–1625, English Jacobean dramatist, noted for his romantic tragicomedies written in collaboration with Francis Beaumont, esp Philaster (1610) and The Maid's Tragedy (1611)
"arrow-maker," early 14c. (as a surname attested from 1203), from Old French flechier, from fleche "arrow," probably from Frankish *fliugica (cf. Old Low German fliuca, Middle Dutch vliecke).