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Fisher is an archaic term for fisherman, revived as gender-neutral.

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Ian Fisher (journalist)
... Charles Ian Fisher (born October 4, 1965) is an American journalist who is an associate managing editor at The New York Times ... Fisher graduated from Boston University in 1987 and began his newspaper career at The Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts ... From 1998 to 2001, Fisher was the New York Times' East Africa bureau chief (based in Nairobi, Kenya) ...
Rudolph Fisher
... Rudolph Fisher (May 9, 1897 Washington, DC - December 26, 1934) was an African-American physician, radiologist, novelist, short story writer, dramatist, musician, and orator ... Fisher's parents were John Wesley Fisher, a clergyman, and Glendora Williamson ... Fisher had three children ...
Fisher, West Virginia
... Fisher is an unincorporated community on the South Branch Potomac River in Hardy County, West Virginia ... It may be named generally for the Fisher family that lived in its vicinity, or more specifically for George Fisher, whose family lived on the South Branch approximately one mile due south of Fisher ... Bean Settlement Brake Cunningham Durgon Fabius Fisher Flats Fort Run Furnace Inkerman Kessel Lost City Lost River Mathias McCauley McNeill Milam Needmore Old Fields Perry Peru Rig Rock ...
Justin Edinburgh - Career - Management Career
... In January 2006, he left Billericay to become manager of semi-professional side Fisher Athletic ... Fisher finished third in the Isthmian League Premier Division in season 2005–06 and beat Hampton Richmond 3–0 in the play-off final to win promotion to Conference South ... Edinburgh left Fisher by mutual consent in November 2006 ...
Rudolph Fisher - Biography
... Born in Washington, DC in the late nineteenth century, Fisher grew up in Providence, Rhode Island graduating from Classical High School and attending Brown University ... Fisher married Jane Ryder in 1925, and they had one son, Hugh, who was born in 1926 ... In 1930, Fisher became superintendent of International Hospital, a black-owned private hospital on Seventh Avenue in Harlem, but the hospital went ...

More definitions of "fisher":

  • (noun): Someone whose occupation is catching fish.
    Synonyms: fisherman

Famous quotes containing the word fisher:

    ... having bowed to the inevitability of the dictum that we must eat to live, we should ignore it and live to eat ...
    —M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)

    For anyone addicted to reading commonplace books ... finding a good new one is much like enduring a familiar recurrence of malaria, with fever, fits of shaking, strange dreams. Unlike a truly paludismic ordeal, however, the symptoms felt while savoring a collection of one man’s pet quotations are voluptuously enjoyable ...
    —M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)

    ... word-sniffing ... is an addiction, like glue—or snow—sniffing in a somewhat less destructive way, physically if not economically.... As an addict ... I am almost guiltily interested in converts to my own illness, and in a pinch I can recommend nearly any reasonable solace, whether or not it qualifies as a true descendant of Noah Webster.
    —M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)