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Fisher

[fish-er] /ˈfɪʃ ər/
noun
1.
Andrew, 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1908–09, 1910–13, 1914–15.
2.
Dorothy Canfield
[kan-feeld] /ˈkænˌfild/ (Show IPA),
(Dorothea Frances Canfield Fisher) 1879–1958, U.S. novelist.
3.
Irving, 1867–1947, U.S. political economist.
4.
Saint John ("John of Rochester") c1469–1535, English Roman Catholic prelate and humanist: executed for treason.
5.
John Arbuthnot, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone
[kil-ver-stuh n] /ˈkɪl vər stən/ (Show IPA),
1841–1920, British admiral.
6.
M(ary) F(rances) K(ennedy) 1908–92, U.S. culinary author.

Rochester

[roch-es-ter, -uh-ster] /ˈrɒtʃ ɛs tər, -ə stər/
noun
1.
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of, 1647–80, English poet and courtier.
2.
a city in W New York, on the Genesee River.
3.
a town in SE Minnesota.
4.
a city in N Kent, in SE England.
5.
a city in SE New Hampshire.
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British Dictionary definitions for john rochester

fisher

/ˈfɪʃə/
noun
1.
a person who fishes; fisherman
2.
Also called pekan
  1. a large North American marten, Martes pennanti, having thick dark brown fur
  2. the fur of this animal
3.
fisher of men, an evangelist

Fisher

/ˈfɪʃə/
noun
1.
Andrew. 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of Australia (1908–09; 1910–13; 1914–15)
2.
Saint John. ?1469–1535, English prelate and scholar: executed for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as supreme head of the church. Feast day: June 22
3.
John Arbuthnot 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone. 1841–1920, British admiral; First Sea Lord (1904–10; 1914–15); introduced the dreadnought

Rochester1

/ˈrɒtʃɪstə/
noun
1.
a city in SE England, in Medway unitary authority, Kent, on the River Medway. Pop: 27 123 (2001)
2.
a city in NW New York State, on Lake Ontario. Pop: 215 093 (2003 est)
3.
a city in the US, in Minnesota: site of the Mayo Clinic. Pop: 92 507 (2003 est)

Rochester2

/ˈrɒtʃɪstə/
noun
1.
2nd Earl of, title of John Wilmot. 1647–80, English poet, wit, and libertine. His poems include satires, notably A Satire against Mankind (1675), love lyrics, and bawdy verse
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Word Origin and History for john rochester

fisher

n.

Old English fiscere, agent noun from fish (v.). It began to be used of certain animals, hence perhaps the rise of the formation fisherman (1520s).

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john rochester in Culture

Rochester definition


City in western New York.

Note: Center of the photographic equipment industry.
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john rochester in the Bible

Besides its literal sense (Luke 5:2), this word is also applied by our Lord to his disciples in a figurative sense (Matt. 4:19; Mark 1:17).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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