Definition of Fletcher

1. Noun. Prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625).

Exact synonyms: John Fletcher
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright

Definition of Fletcher

1. n. One who fletches or feathers arrows; a manufacturer of bows and arrows.

Definition of Fletcher

1. Proper noun. A surname, from the profession '''fletcher''' ¹

2. Noun. One who fletches or feathers arrows. ¹

3. Noun. Generally, a manufacturer of bows and arrows. ¹

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Definition of Fletcher

1. one that makes arrows [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fletcher

Flemish Brabant
Flemish Sign Language
Flemish bend
Flemish bends
Flemish bond
Flemish bonds
Flemish dialect
Flemming's fixative
Flemming's triple stain
Flesch formula
Fletcher (current term)
Flexi disc
Flexi discs
Flexner's bacillus
Flieringa's ring
Flieringa ring
Flieringa rings

Literary usage of Fletcher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"Works : [For plays published under the joint names of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, see supra: Beaumont and Fletcher. ..."

2. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"BEAUMONT AND Fletcher AMONG those of our dramatists who either were con- ... The best edition of the works of Beaumont and Fletcher—and indeed a model ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"In fact, the circumstance which tended to prove that the decedent Young, Intestate of the defendants, did not owe the plaintiff, Fletcher, anything was ..."

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