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lister


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leister  \Leis"ter\,  Lister  \Lis"ter\(l[i^]s"t[~e]r),  n. 
  A  spear  armed  with  three  or  more  prongs,  for  striking  fish. 
  [Scotland] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lister  \List"er\,  n. 
  One  who  makes  a  list  or  roll. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lister  \Lis"ter\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Leister}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lister  \List"er\,  n.  [Cf.  {List}  a  strip,  border,  prob.  applied 
  to  the  furrow  or  the  ridge  of  earth  along  the  furrow.] 
  A  double-moldboard  plow  which  throws  a  deep  furrow,  and  at 
  the  same  time  plants  and  covers  grain  in  the  bottom  of  the 
  furrow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Lister 
  n  1:  1827-1912  [syn:  {Lister},  {Joseph  Lister}] 
  2:  a  plow  with  a  double  moldboard  designed  to  move  dirt  to 
  either  side  of  a  central  furrow  [syn:  {lister  plow},  {lister 
  plough},  {middlebreaker},  {middle  buster}] 




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