Pronunciation: (fish'ur-mun), [key]
—n., pl. -men,
1. a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
2. a ship used in fishing.
Also,fish'er•man'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.
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