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Webster 1913 Edition


Lister

{

Leis′ter

,

Lis′ter

}
(lĭs′tẽr)
,
Noun.
A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.
[Scotland]

List′er

(lĭst′ẽr)
,
Noun.
One who makes a list or roll.

Lis′ter

(lĭs′tẽr)
,
Noun.
Same as
Leister
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lister

LIST'ER

,
Noun.
One who makes a list or roll.

Definition 2022


Lister

Lister

See also: lister

English

Proper noun

Lister

  1. A surname.

Derived terms

lister

lister

See also: Lister

English

Alternative forms

Noun

lister (plural listers)

  1. A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.

Etymology 2

list + -er

Noun

lister (plural listers)

  1. One who, or that which, lists or produces a listing.
    • 1984, John C. Nash, Effective scientific problem solving with small computers (page 113)
      A good program lister is helpful here, since many language processors allow multi-statement lines. For BASIC, FORTRAN, PASCAL, and similar languages, the lister can split multi-statement lines, ensure there are blanks between keywords []
  2. A person or organisation that creates or maintains lists.
  3. (birdwatching) A birdwatcher who keeps track of birds using different checklists.
Related terms

Etymology 3

Compare list (a strip, border), probably applied to the furrow or the ridge of earth along the furrow.

Noun

lister (plural listers)

  1. A double-mouldboard plough that throws a deep furrow and at the same time plants and covers grain in the bottom of the furrow.

Anagrams


Danish

Noun

lister c

  1. plural indefinite of liste

Verb

lister

  1. present tense of liste

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lis.te/

Verb

lister

  1. list (to create a list)

Conjugation

Anagrams


Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

lister m, f

  1. indefinite plural of liste

Verb

lister

  1. present tense of liste

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

lister f

  1. indefinite plural of liste

Swedish

Noun

lister

  1. indefinite plural of list