Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who makes arrows.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who fletches arrows; an arrow-maker; a maker of bows and arrows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who fletches or feathers arrows; a manufacturer of bows and arrows.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who fletches or feathers arrows.
  • noun Generally, a manufacturer of bows and arrows.

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

  • noun prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English fleccher, from Old French flechier, from fleche, arrow, of Germanic origin; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.]

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  • There was a book that I read as a child where the main character dressed up as a fletcher for Halloween. I wish I could remember which one it was.

    July 18, 2007