fisher: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fish'ur), [key]
— n.
  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.


Pronunciation: (fish'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1908–09, 1910–13, 1914–15.
  2. (Dorothea Frances Canfield Fisher), 1879–1958, U.S. novelist.
  3. 1867–1947, U.S. political economist.
  4. (“John of Rochester”), c1469–1535, English Roman Catholic prelate and humanist: executed for treason.
  5. 1841–1920, British admiral.
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