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fisherman

[fish-er-muh n] /ˈfɪʃ ər mən/
noun, plural fishermen.
1.
a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
2.
a ship used in fishing.
adjective
3.
Also, fisherman's. of, pertaining to, or designating a knitting pattern consisting primarily of cable-stitches executed in a characteristically thick, traditionally off-white yarn, or a garment made in this pattern and yarn:
a fisherman sweater.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English fissherman; see fisher, -man
Related forms
nonfisherman, noun, plural nonfishermen.
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fisherman

/ˈfɪʃəmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who fishes as a profession or for sport
2.
a vessel used for fishing
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