john rochester

Fisher

[fish-er]
noun
1.
Andrew, 1862–1928, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1908–09, 1910–13, 1914–15.
2.
Dorothy Canfield [kan-feeld] , (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-stuhn] , 1841–1920, British admiral.
6.
M(ary) F(rances) K(ennedy) 1908–92, U.S. culinary author.
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Rochester

[roch-es-ter, -uh-ster]
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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fisher (ˈfɪʃə)
 
n
1.  a person who fishes; fisherman
2.  Also called: pekan
 a.  a large North American marten, Martes pennanti, having thick dark brown fur
 b.  the fur of this animal
3.  fisher of men an evangelist

Fisher (ˈfɪʃə)
 
n
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)
 
n
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)
 
n
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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fisher
O.E. fiscere, agent noun from fish (v.). Began to be used of certain animals, hence perhaps the rise of the formation fisherman (1520s).
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Cultural Dictionary

Rochester definition


City in western New York.

Note: Center of the photographic equipment industry.
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Bible Dictionary

Fisher definition


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).

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