What does the word fisher mean?

Usage examples for fisher

  1. He had even made a resolve, half dreamy and of altogether improbable execution, to do something for the fisher fellow. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. Our column had halted at Winchester until daylight the next morning, when they rapidly pressed on; the enemy were at this time on Fisher Hill, twenty- two miles from Winchester; the troops halted at nine o'clock at Newton for breakfast. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  3. So they refused, and Henry cut off the heads of two of the best- Bishop Fisher and Sir Thomas More- though they had been his great friends. – Young Folks' History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge