Fisherman Fish"er*man, n.; pl. {Fishermen}. 1. One whose occupation is to catch fish. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) A ship or vessel employed in the business of taking fish, as in the cod fishery. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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