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Found 3 items, similar to Perch.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: perch hinggap
English → English (WordNet) Definition: perch perch 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, pole] 3: a square rod of land [syn: rod, pole] 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” [syn: roost, rest] 2: to come to rest, settle; “Misfortune lighted upon him” [syn: alight, light] 3: cause to perch or sit; “She perched her hat on her head”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Perch Perch \Perch\ (p[~e]rch), n. [Written also pearch.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe`rkh; cf. perkno`s dark-colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 syn. Perca Americana), and the European perch (Perca fluviatilis ). [1913 Webster] 2. Any one of numerous species of spiny-finned fishes belonging to the Percid[ae], Serranid[ae], and related families, and resembling, more or less, the true perches. [1913 Webster] Black perch. (a) The black bass. (b) The flasher. (c) The sea bass. Blue perch, the cunner. Gray perch, the fresh-water drum. Red perch, the rosefish. Red-bellied perch, the long-eared pondfish. Perch pest, a small crustacean, parasitic in the mouth of the perch. Silver perch, the yellowtail. Stone perch, or Striped perch, the pope. White perch, the Roccus Americanus, or Morone Americanus , a small silvery serranoid market fish of the Atlantic coast. [1913 Webster] Perch \Perch\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Perched; p. pr. & vb. n. Perching.] [F. percher. See Perch a pole.] To alight or settle, as a bird; to sit or roost. [1913 Webster] Wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Perch \Perch\, v. t. 1. To place or to set on, or as on, a perch. [1913 Webster] 2. To occupy as a perch. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Perch \Perch\, 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. [1913 Webster] As chauntecleer among his wives all Sat on his perche, that was in his hall. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. (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 measuring stonework. [1913 Webster] 3. A pole connecting the fore gear and hind gear of a spring carriage; a reach. [1913 Webster]

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