- 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.
- 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 JohnJohn of Rochester, c1469–1535, English Roman Catholic prelate and humanist: executed for treason.
- John Arbuthnot, 1st Baron Fisher of Kil·ver·stone [kil-ver-stuh n] /ˈkɪl vər stən/, 1841–1920, British admiral.
- M(ary) F(rances) K(ennedy),1908–92, U.S. culinary author.
- a person who fishes; fisherman
- Also called: pekan
- a large North American marten, Martes pennanti, having thick dark brown fur
- the fur of this animal
- fisher of men an evangelist
- 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
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).