fisher cat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fisher cat large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
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Usage

In literature:

He did not hear the coming of Oochak, the fisher-cat; nor, for a few moments, did he smell him.
"Nomads of the North" by James Oliver Curwood
A fisher-cat was snarling at the lynx.
"Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
The principal shipping furs are the silver, red and cross Fox, Wild Cat, Raccoon, Fisher, Muskrat and Skunk.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
Should judge that's a fisher-cat.
"Happy Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
The weasel, mink, marten, fisher, fox, skunk, civet cat and wild cat should be skinned in this way.
"Science of Trapping" by Elmer Harry Kreps
LYNX, FISHER, WILD CAT.
"Steel Traps" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
His game had been beaver, otter, black cat (or fisher), sable, moose, etc.
"Canoeing in the wilderness" by Henry David Thoreau
That cats are good fishers, and can swim on occasion.
"The Domestic Cat" by Gordon Stables
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In news:

Fire-Lite Alarms provides New Hampshire Fisher Cats with more reliable fire alarm solution with robust surge protection.
Bill Cochran's Mailbag: Fisher cats can be mistaken for other animals.
Fisher Cats hold off Curve.
Rock Cats vs Fisher Cats.
The New Britain Rock Cats lost to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at New Britain Stadium for a morning game Thursday by a score of 3-1.
Fisher cat s, like the one shown here courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, have increased in population in New England since the 1980s.
Fisher Cats sweep weekend series.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford says a fan yelled a racial slur at him at his rehab assignment at the stadium of the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
The Fisher Cats rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to top the Western Division-leading Akron Aeros 3-1 on Friday night at Canal Park.
B-Mets Blanked By Fisher Cats.
Manchester, VT (WBNG Binghamton) The New Hampshire Fisher Cats tagged Darin Gorski for a career-high ten hits and defeated the Binghamton Mets 9-0 Saturday afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.
A small Connecticut nonprofit group treats wildlife from songbirds and red-tailed hawks to foxes, skunks, even fisher cats and bobcats.
Fisher cats, like the one shown here courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, have increased in population in New England since the 1980s.
Centuries ago, when forests were cleared for farming, fisher cats were virtually extinct in New England.
Press release from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
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