Associations to the word «Lister»


LISTER, noun. A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.
LISTER, noun. One who, or that which, lists or produces a listing.
LISTER, noun. A person or organisation that creates or maintains lists.
LISTER, noun. A double-mouldboard plough that throws a deep furrow and at the same time plants and covers grain in the bottom of the furrow.
LISTER, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

LISTER, noun. English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912).
LISTER, noun. Assessor who makes out the tax lists.
LISTER, noun. Moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow.

Wise words

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