from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The fisher, or Pennant's marten. See cut under
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- noun (Zoöl.) See
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- noun The
fisher cat, the fisher(Martes pennanti), or the marten(Martes americana).
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- noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
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During these rambles we sometimes saw an animal resembling an otter, in size, shape and color, called a pekan or fisher; but for want of a dog to tree them, did not shoot any.
Yes, the solitary, crepuscular mammal known to Native Americans as the pekan, pequam or wejack, which closely resembles a European polecat.
Temuan ini akan dipresentasikan di World Conference on Marine Biology, di Valencia, Spanyol, awal pekan ini.
Setelah semburan lumpur berhawa panas selama beberapa pekan, sebuah gempa besar melanda wilayah tersebut sehingga banyak rumah warga yang roboh.
Always muskeg marks the limit of big game and the beginning of the ground of the little fellows -- waupoos, the rabbit; and musquash, the muskrat; and sakwasew, the mink; and nukik, the otter; and wuchak or pekan, the fisher.
Flatboatmen make fast, towards dusk, near the cottonwood or pekan-trees;
It is known as the wood-shock or pekan, and is also called the black cat, and fisher.
Then comes the Canada otter; the vison or minx; the clever little tree-loving raccoon; the American badger, differing from his European relative; and the pekan.
It is the otchoek of the Crees, and the pekan of the Canadians.
It is the _otchoek_ of the Crees, and the _pekan_ of the Canadians.