/fish"euhr meuhn/, n., pl. fishermen, adj.
1. a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
2. a ship used in fishing.
3. Also, fisherman'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.
[1400-50; late ME fissherman; see FISHER, -MAN]

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