Fifer \Fif"er\ (f[imac]f"[~e]r), n. One who plays on a fife. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fifer — Joseph Fifer Joseph Wilson Fifer (* 28. Oktober 1840 in Staunton, Virginia; † 6. August 1938 in Bloomington, Illinois), war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und von 1889 bis 1893 der 21. Gouverneur von Illinois …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fifer — A fifer is a non combatant military occupation of a foot soldier who originally played the fife during combat. The practice was instituted during the period of Early Modern warfare to sound signals during changes in formation, such as the line,… …   Wikipedia

  • fifer — See fife. * * * …   Universalium

  • fifer — noun One who plays on a fife …   Wiktionary

  • Fifer — noun A person who hails from the county of Fife in Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • fifer — fif·er || faɪfÉ™(r) n. person that plays fife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fifer — fif·er …   English syllables

  • fifer — ˈfīfə(r) noun ( s) : one that plays a fife …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fifer (disambiguation) — Fifer may refer to:* Fifer, a soldier who plays the fife * Fifer (Scotland), a resident of FifePeople with the surname Fifer:* James Fifer (born 1930), American former competition rower * Joseph W. Fifer (1840 1938), Republican governor of… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph W. Fifer — Infobox Governor name= Joseph Wilson Fifer caption= order= 19th office= Governor of Illinois term start= 1889 term end= 1893 lieutenant= predecessor= Richard James Oglesby successor= John Peter Altgeld birth date= October 28, 1840 birth… …   Wikipedia

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