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 for fisherman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fisherman \Fish"er*man\, n.; pl. Fishermen.
     1. One whose occupation is to catch fish.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Naut.) A ship or vessel employed in the business of
        taking fish, as in the cod fishery.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone whose occupation is catching fish [syn:
           fisherman, fisher]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "fisherman":
     AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Neptune, OD,
     Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, angler,
     bluejacket, buccaneer, deep-sea man, dibber, dibbler, drift netter,
     drifter, fair-weather sailor, fisher, guddler, hearty, jack,
     jack afloat, jack-tar, jacker, jacky, jigger, limey, lobsterman,
     mariner, matelot, navigator, pirate, piscator, piscatorialist,
     piscatorian, privateer, sailor, salt, sea dog, sea rover, seafarer,
     seafaring man, seaman, shipman, tar, the compleat angler, trawler,
     troller, viking, water dog, whaler, windjammer, windsailor

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