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leis·ter

 (lē′stər)
n.
A three-pronged spear used in fishing.
tr.v. leis·tered, leis·ter·ing, leis·ters
To spear (a fish) with a leister.

[Probably from Old Norse ljōstr, from ljōsta, to strike; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

leister

(ˈliːstə)
n
(Fishing) a spear with three or more prongs for spearing fish, esp salmon
vb
(Fishing) (tr) to spear (a fish) with a leister
[C16: from Scandinavian; related to Old Norse ljōstr, from ljōsta to stab]

leis•ter

(ˈli stər)
n.
1. a spearlike implement having three or more prongs, for use in spearing fish.
v.t.
2. to spear (fish) with a leister.
[1525–35; < Old Norse ljōstr salmon-spear]

leister


Past participle: leistered
Gerund: leistering

Imperative
leister
leister
Present
I leister
you leister
he/she/it leisters
we leister
you leister
they leister
Preterite
I leistered
you leistered
he/she/it leistered
we leistered
you leistered
they leistered
Present Continuous
I am leistering
you are leistering
he/she/it is leistering
we are leistering
you are leistering
they are leistering
Present Perfect
I have leistered
you have leistered
he/she/it has leistered
we have leistered
you have leistered
they have leistered
Past Continuous
I was leistering
you were leistering
he/she/it was leistering
we were leistering
you were leistering
they were leistering
Past Perfect
I had leistered
you had leistered
he/she/it had leistered
we had leistered
you had leistered
they had leistered
Future
I will leister
you will leister
he/she/it will leister
we will leister
you will leister
they will leister
Future Perfect
I will have leistered
you will have leistered
he/she/it will have leistered
we will have leistered
you will have leistered
they will have leistered
Future Continuous
I will be leistering
you will be leistering
he/she/it will be leistering
we will be leistering
you will be leistering
they will be leistering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been leistering
you have been leistering
he/she/it has been leistering
we have been leistering
you have been leistering
they have been leistering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been leistering
you will have been leistering
he/she/it will have been leistering
we will have been leistering
you will have been leistering
they will have been leistering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been leistering
you had been leistering
he/she/it had been leistering
we had been leistering
you had been leistering
they had been leistering
Conditional
I would leister
you would leister
he/she/it would leister
we would leister
you would leister
they would leister
Past Conditional
I would have leistered
you would have leistered
he/she/it would have leistered
we would have leistered
you would have leistered
they would have leistered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leister - a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
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