Definition of flesher in English:


Line breaks: flesh¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈflɛʃə


  • 1chiefly Scottish A butcher.
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    • The Council had enacted that the fleshers could not slaughter their beasts outside their booths because of the noise, smell and blood in the street.
    • The heat of the climate requires that the cook should take the joints directly from the hands of the flesher
  • 2North American A knife for fleshing hides.
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    • I have just purchased a mini flesher and was surprised that it came with no instructions.
    • I fleshed the hide then tanned and oiled it I am wondering if it is possible to go back and use the flesher on it to smooth it out a little more.

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