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ˈlɪs tərlis·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lister, Joseph Lister, Baron Listernoun

    English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)

  2. listernoun

    assessor who makes out the tax lists

  3. lister, lister plow, lister plough, middlebreaker, middle busternoun

    moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow

Wiktionary

  1. listernoun

    A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.

  2. listernoun

    One who, or that which, lists or produces a listing; a person or organisation that creates or maintains lists.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Listernoun

    a spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish

    Etymology: [Cf. List a strip, border, prob. applied to the furrow or the ridge of earth along the furrow.]

  2. Listernoun

    one who makes a list or roll

    Etymology: [Cf. List a strip, border, prob. applied to the furrow or the ridge of earth along the furrow.]

  3. Listernoun

    same as Leister

    Etymology: [Cf. List a strip, border, prob. applied to the furrow or the ridge of earth along the furrow.]

Freebase

  1. Lister

    Lister was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Farsund in Vest-Agder county. Lister was started in 1878. It stopped in 1881, but returned in 1883. Lister finally went defunct in 1934.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lister

    lis′tėr, n. a form of plough for throwing up ridges.—n. List′ing.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lister

    A sort of three-pronged harpoon used in the salmon fisheries; also, a light spear for killing fish in general.

Anagrams for lister »

  1. relist

  2. tilers

  3. litres

  4. liters

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lister in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lister in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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