Flesher Flesh"er, n. 1. A butcher. [1913 Webster]

A flesher on a block had laid his whittle down. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. A two-handled, convex, blunt-edged knife, for scraping hides; a fleshing knife. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flesher — noun 1》 chiefly Scottish a butcher. 2》 N. Amer. a knife for fleshing hides …   English new terms dictionary

  • flesher — flesh·er …   English syllables

  • flesher — /ˈflɛʃə/ (say fleshuh) noun 1. someone who fleshes hides. 2. a tool for fleshing hides …   Australian English dictionary

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