- (US) A mountain lion, by mispronunciation of "panther".
- A laborer or workman who paints surfaces using a paintbrush or other means.
- (nautical) A rope connected to the bow of a boat, used to attach it to e.g. a jetty or another boat. [from 17th c.]
- An artist who paints pictures.
- (obsolete) A chain or rope used to attach the shank of an anchor to the side of a ship when not in use. [14th-17th c.]