Definition of flesher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflɛʃə/


1chiefly Scottish A butcher.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with flesher

fresher, pressure, thresher

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Line breaks: flesh¦er

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