Leis·ter, Lis·ter n. A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish. [Scotland]
List·er n. One who makes a list or roll.
List·er n. A double-moldboard plow which throws a deep furrow, and at the same time plants and covers grain in the bottom of the furrow.
Lis·ter n. Same as Leister.
n 1: English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics
(1827-1912) [syn: Joseph Lister, Baron Lister]
2: assessor who makes out the tax lists
3: moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt
to either side of a central furrow [syn: lister plow, lister
plough, middlebreaker, middle buster]