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  • n. Plural form of fletcher.


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  • Every time I see a flicker I think of James Thurber's story about his sometimes unintelligible housekeeper's reference to 'fletchers' all over the lawn.

    Think Progress

  • Or so the bowyers, fletchers, stringers and arrowhead makers claimed in their petition.

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  • The smith and the fletchers were hard at work, so were the grooms, and storewagons were being loaded to follow stolidly after the faster horse, and footmen.

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  • Camp followers added their own, and loudly, armorers and farriers and fletchers, wives and laundresses and seamstresses, all clutched by the sudden fear that something darker than blackness stalked the night.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Well-makers lead the water (wherever they like); fletchers bend the arrow; carpenters bend a log of wood; wise people fashion themselves.

    The Dhammapada

  • Well-makers lead the water (wherever they like); fletchers bend the arrow; carpenters bend a log of wood; good people fashion themselves.

    The Dhammapada

  • Wing feathers went off to the fletchers and to be made into quill pens.

    Take A Thief

  • Lifting bags of stones on a yoke to make his thighs and back stronger, directing the fletchers to make light javelins with hard metal points and teaching the boys to throw them.


  • The invaders began sorting through the men, pulling aside those with trades: smiths, bowyers, fletchers, bakers, brewers, butchers, millers, carpenters -- anyone of a craft or trade who might be put to use.

    Temple of the Winds

  • Not quite another eight hundred archers, and the rest divided up among pikemen, lancers, and cavalry among others, including the rest of what an army needs, from drivers to fletchers to blacksmiths. '

    Stone of Tears


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