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Definition of the noun leister

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noun

  1. a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: fishgig / fizgig / gig / lance / spear = an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

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Google preview(Hearings) ... (1907)

by United States. 59th Congress, 2d. session, 1906-1907 House. [from old catalog]

Leister is a clerk. Blesi is a clerk. Harris is a clerk. Ewing is a clerk. Rose and Jordan are both men like Mr. Doyle — associated with Mr. Cook in joint work between the two Bureaus. Pettit is a laborer and janitor, and Meade and Billingslev are ...

Google previewJK, L, M Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

A leister is a three pronged fishing spear. A very quick inspection is a lookover. A lascivious look is a leer. Lamprophyre is an igneous rock with crystals. Small fragments of lava are lapilli. A launch is a ship put in the water or a rocket liftoff ...

Google previewThe Dragonfly (2012)

by Thomas Myers

The Grand Leister is a giant three-pronged missile that is capable of penetrating the skin of the dragon's belly and is shaped in a way to keep the wound open and exposed to space. The skin is so tough that the spears are incredibly strong ...

Google previewNortheast Indians (2008)

by Craig A. Doherty, Katherine M. Doherty

A harpoon is a spear with a single point, while a leister is a three- pronged spear point. The middle point stabs the fish while the points on either side hold the fish tightly until it is brought on shore. The Lake Forest people also developed seine ...

Google previewHearings Before the Committee on Agriculture [Dec. 12, 1906-Jan. 19, 1907] of Chiefs of Bureaus and Divisions, and Other Officers of the Department of Agriculture on the Estimates of Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1908 (1907)

Also of Seedsmen and Other Persons on Free Seed Distribution and Other Matters Relating to the Department of Agriculture. Fifty-ninth Congress, Second Session

Leister is a clerk. Blesi is a clerk. Harris is a clerk. Ewing is a clerk. Rose and Jordan are both men like Mr. Doyle — associated with Mr. Cook in joint work between the two Bureaus. Pettit is a laborer and janitor, and Meade and Billingsley are ...

Google previewHearings Before the Committee on Agriculture [Dec. 12, 1906-Jan. 19, 1907] of Chiefs of Bureaus and Divisions (1907)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Leister is a clerk. Blesi is a clerk. Harris is a clerk. Ewing is a clerk. Rose and Jordan are both men like Mr. Doyle — associated with Mr. Cook in joint work between the two Bureaus. Pettit is a laborer and janitor, and Meade and Billingsley are ...

Google previewCats Of Thistle Hill (1995)

A Mostly Peaceable Kingdom by Roger A. Caras

Doug Leister is an incredibly skilled carpenter. All that coming and going, not to mention going and coming, underscores why cat confinement short of a cattery with cages just can't work, not here. There is another full family as well. In fact ...

Google previewWashington's Circle (2015)

The Creation of the President by David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler

Bryan Leister is a talented artist with a disposition that Gilbert Stuart would have ...

Google previewThe Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836)

eisters kipper;"— a leister is a three-pronged fork, - - and Rippo is salmon, *...* The Office of the ...

Google previewSpartan Sports Encyclopedia (2014)

A History of the Michigan State Men's Athletic Program, 2nd Edition by Jack Seibold

The half ended 28-10when quarterbackJohn Leister found freshman splitend Daryl Turner witha27-yard scoringpass. The remaining touchdowns were froma Leister-Otis Grant 32-yard hook-up and a nine-yard runbySmith which followed a ...

Google previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

The Inuit hunted fish with three-pronged, barbed arrowheads (leister arrowheads ) made of horn, bone, or ivory. Barbed harpoon heads, recoverable by a lanyard, were also used for fishing. To hunt birds, the Inuit used arrowheads. with a ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1841)

... to which is Prefixed, A Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

LEISTER, ListER, s. A spear, armed with three or four, and sometimes five prongs , for striking fish; an eel-spear, S. “The modes [of fishing] are four. 1. With leisters: a kind of four-pronged fork, with the prongs turned a little to one side; having a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

attacks bad at the same time been directed against New England, and to meet the dangerous situation Leister performed the one statesmanlike act of...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1875)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

It is now wholly illegal, as is the use M the leister under any circumstances. The flying-tish is similarly attracted by torches on the coasts of the South Sea Islands, but a small net is used instead of a fish- spear. The inhabitants of the South Sea ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1890)

by John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland

Leister, 7 H. & N. 786; ...

Google previewThe World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates (1861)

Being a Chronological and Alphabetical Record of All Essential Facts in the Progress of Society, from the Creation of the World to the Inauguration of Lincoln. With a Chart by George Palmer Putnam

Leister usurps the government of New York. 1690. The English rattle menu of Schenectady, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas Music (2013)

by Ali Welky, Mike Keckhaver

Leister, a graduate of the music department at the University of Arkansas and namesake for Luther's son.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

reel winch fishing right piscary fishing rod pole fishing sloop smack fishing snare net fishing spear gaff, leister fishing spool reel fishing stick pole, rod fishing tackle tew fishing with baited hook trailing behind boat trolling fishing worm crawler, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

CAM Plants 60 J Cushman Photoinhibition 78 B Demmig-Adams and WW Adams III Photorespiration 86 M Hagemann and H Bauwe Photosynthesis 90 M Pribil and D Leister Primary Products of Photosynthesis, Sucrose and Other Soluble ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1818)

Containing an Explanation of the Words Used by the Most Celebrated Ancient and Modern Scottish Authors by Ebenezer Picken

Leister, s. a spear for striking fish, having several prongs. Leit, v. m. to think. Leman, s. a sweetheart. Len, v. a. to lend. Len, s. a loan. Lends, s, plur. the loins, the buttocks. Lentren, s. 1ent. Let-be, to let alone. Illet-be, much less. Let-gae, v. a. to ...

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Scrabble value of L1E1I1S1T1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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