American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who makes arrows.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who fletches arrows; an arrow-maker; a maker of bows and arrows.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete One who fletches or feathers arrows; a manufacturer of bows and arrows.
- n. prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625)
- Middle English fleccher, from Old French flechier, from fleche, arrow, of Germanic origin; see pleu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Albin was a fletcher—an arrow maker, you know—and he was the one who taught her archery.”
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“She'd hidden from a work crew, crouching, the fletcher cradled in her hands, her suit steel-gray, while the two slender Africans and their balloon-tired workcart passed.”
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Reprint edition, Devon: Latimer Trend & Co., Ltd., 1969. Full original citation (you'd better grab a drink and sit down) is:
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People who make stuff.
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