Fletcher meaning

flĕchər
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An occupational surname​, from the profession of fletcher.
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Generally, a manufacturer of bows and arrows.
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(archaic) A person who makes arrows.
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(person) 1579-1625; Eng. playwright: collaborated with Francis Beaumont.
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One who makes arrows.
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Origin of fletcher

  • Middle English fleccher from Old French flechier from fleche arrow of Germanic origin pleu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition