Associations to the word «Perch»

Wiktionary

PERCH, noun. Any of the three species of spiny-finned freshwater fish in the genus Perca.
PERCH, noun. Any of the about 200 related species of fish in the taxonomic family Percidae.
PERCH, noun. Several similar species in the order Perciformes, such as the grouper.
PERCH, noun. A rod, staff, or branch of a tree etc used as a roost by a bird
PERCH, noun. A pole connecting the fore gear and hind gear of a spring carriage; a reach.
PERCH, noun. A position that is secure and advantageous, especially one which is prominent or elevated
PERCH, noun. (dated) a linear measure of 5½ yards, equal to a rod, a pole or ¼ chain; the related square measure
PERCH, noun. A cubic measure of stonework equal to 16.6 × 1.5 × 1 feet
PERCH, noun. (textiles) a frame used to examine cloth
PERCH, verb. (intransitive) To rest on (or as if on) a perch; to roost.
PERCH, verb. (intransitive) To stay in an elevated position.
PERCH, verb. (transitive) To place something on (or as if on) a perch.
PERCH, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) (textiles) To inspect cloth using a perch.
PERCH, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

PERCH, noun. Support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird).
PERCH, noun. A linear measure of 16.5 feet.
PERCH, noun. A square rod of land.
PERCH, noun. An elevated place serving as a seat.
PERCH, noun. Any of numerous fishes of America and Europe.
PERCH, noun. Spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes.
PERCH, noun. Any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes.
PERCH, verb. Sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree".
PERCH, verb. To come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him".
PERCH, verb. Cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head".

Wise words

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