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  • n. A fisher, North American marten that has thick brown fur; Martes pennanti.
  • n. A cat with black fur.
  • v. To do in some respect better than another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the fisher, a quadruped of North America allied to the sable, but larger. See Fisher.
  • n. the fisher. See under Black.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of the fisher, pekan, or Pennant's marten, Mustela pennanti, a large blackish marten peculiar to the northerly parts of North America. Also called black-fox. See cut under fisher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal


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