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Fish·er

(fish'ĕr),
Ronald A., British medical statistician and geneticist, 1890-1962; invented many statistical tests.

Fish·er

(fish'ĕr),
C. Miller, 20th-century Canadian neurologist. See: Fisher syndrome.
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Horne Fisher did not especially abuse his friends and relatives in fashionable society; of some of them he spoke with affection.
Soon, however, rifts began to appear in them like gleams of colored windows; the trees thinned and fell away as the road went forward, showing the wild, irregular copses in which, as Fisher said, the house-party had been blazing away all day.
A good phrase," said Fisher, "and so it would be if you were silly enough to drink wine in it.
no," repeated Fisher, almost mechanically; and then suddenly cocked his eye at his interlocutor with a much livelier expression.
Fisher, a few minutes afterward, slowly led the way out of the tavern and stood in the middle of the road, looking down in the direction from which they had traveled.
The place where the poor fellow was killed," said Fisher, sadly.
Fisher knew that lonely look of the outlying parts of a great house well enough.
In the wildest way," repeated Fisher, still peering intently at the target.
Hullo I these are Burke's big-game rifles," said Fisher.
Fisher got out of the window again and stood looking after him.
By the way," observed Fisher, "when we were talking about Burke and Halkett, I said that a man couldn't very well write with a gun.
Sir Howard hailed Fisher and his friend the journalist with almost boisterous amiability.