Meaning of flesher in English:


Pronunciation /ˈflɛʃə/


  • 1mainly Scottish A butcher.

    ‘The Council had enacted that the fleshers could not slaughter their beasts outside their booths because of the noise, smell and blood in the street.’
    • ‘The heat of the climate requires that the cook should take the joints directly from the hands of the flesher’
    meat seller, meat merchant, meat trader
  • 2North American A knife for fleshing hides.

    ‘I have just purchased a mini flesher and was surprised that it came with no instructions.’
    • ‘I fleshed the hide then tanned and oiled it I am wondering if it is possible to go back and use the flesher on it to smooth it out a little more.’