Found 3 items, similar to Perch.
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n 1: support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a
resting place (especially for a bird)
2: a linear measure of 16.5 feet [syn: rod
3: a square rod of land [syn: rod
4: an elevated place serving as a seat
5: any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
6: spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
7: any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of
the order Perciformes
v 1: sit, as on a branch; “The birds perched high in the treee”
2: to come to rest, settle; “Misfortune lighted upon him”
3: cause to perch or sit; “She perched her hat on her head”
English → English
(p[~e]rch), n. [Written also pearch
perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe`rkh; cf. perkno`s
dark-colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E.
1. Any fresh-water fish of the genus Perca and of several
other allied genera of the family Percid[ae]
, as the
common American or yellow perch (Perca flavescens
), and the European perch (Perca fluviatilis
2. Any one of numerous species of spiny-finned fishes
belonging to the Percid[ae]
, and related
families, and resembling, more or less, the true perches.
(a) The black bass.
(b) The flasher.
(c) The sea bass.
, the cunner.
, the fresh-water drum.
, the rosefish.
, the long-eared pondfish.
, a small crustacean, parasitic in the mouth of
, the yellowtail.
, or Striped perch
, the pope.
, the Roccus Americanus
, or Morone Americanus
, a small silvery serranoid market fish of the
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Perched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. percher. See Perch
To alight or settle, as a bird; to sit or roost.
Wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch. --Shak.
, v. t.
1. To place or to set on, or as on, a perch.
2. To occupy as a perch. --Milton.
, n. [F. perche, L. pertica.]
1. A pole; a long staff; a rod; esp., a pole or other support
for fowls to roost on or to rest on; a roost;
figuratively, any elevated resting place or seat.
As chauntecleer among his wives all
Sat on his perche, that was in his hall. --Chaucer.
Not making his high place the lawless perch
Of winged ambitions. --Tennyson.
(a) A measure of length containing five and a half yards;
a rod, or pole.
(b) In land or square measure: A square rod; the 160th
part of an acre.
(c) In solid measure: A mass 161/2 feet long, 1 foot in
height, and 11/2 feet in breadth, or 243/4 cubic feet
(in local use, from 22 to 25 cubic feet); -- used in
3. A pole connecting the fore gear and hind gear of a spring
carriage; a reach.