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perches, plural;
  1. (of a bird) Alight or rest on something
    • - a herring gull perched on the mast
  2. (of a person) Sit somewhere, esp. on something high or narrow
    • - Eve perched on the side of the armchair
  3. (of a building) Be situated above or on the edge of something
    • - the fortress is perched on a crag in the mountains
  4. Set or balance someone or something on (something)
    • - Peter perched a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles on his nose
  1. A linear or square rod (see rod (sense 3))

  1. sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"
  2. support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  3. a linear measure of 16.5 feet
  4. alight: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
  5. a square rod of land
  6. cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"
  7. Perca is the genus and species of fish referred to as Yellow perch or, sometimes, perch, a group of freshwater fish belonging to the family Percidae. ...
  8. The perch is an equilibristic balancing act where one performer balances atop a pole that is being balanced by another performer. ...
  9. A perch is as a unit of measurement used for length, area, and volume in a number of systems of measurement. Its name derives from the Ancient Roman unit, the pertica.
  10. The Perch is a historic, thatch-roofed public house in Binsey, Oxfordshire on the River Thames overlooking Port Meadow.
  11. (perched) situated as if balancing above something
  12. (perching) Inspection of cloth before finishing
  13. A perched stream is either a losing stream or an insulated stream that is separated from the underlying ground water by a zone of aeration.
  14. (PERCHES) For foot comfort, a variety of perches of appropriate materials, sizes and shapes are important in the cage.
  15. (perches) a measurement of land, amounting to 16 ½ feet in length or 30 ¼ square yards in area
  16. (Perching) When you, intentionally or unintentionally, catch a ball such that it is perched on your fingertips but not clasped. Returning the ball to flight usually requires a deft push as opposed to a true throw.
  17. (perching) A mate-locating behavior of butterflies characterized by males sitting on objects or spaces by which receptive females are likely to pass.
  18. (perching) examining fabric for any kind of defect / blemish while it is being run over a roller. All imperfections marked; generally marked with chalk.   This is not really part of the definitions but we thought that you would like to be reminded, ApparelSearch. ...
  19. A lighting position concealed behind the proscenium.
  20. Any of a number of spiny-finned freshwater fish found in North America and Europe. The best known U.S. perch is the "yellow perch." Perch have a mild, firm, low-fat flesh. The saltwater white perch and ocean perch are not true perches.
  21. 5 1/2 yards; a pole; a rod.
  22. A measure of land varying from 14 to as much as 28 feet.
  23. A unit of measurement of land: 1 perch = 1/40 rood, or 1/160 acre or about 30 square yards.
  24. A strategy of mate location used by male butterflies, consisting of waiting in a constant location for females to pass by.
  25. Position from which an attack can be launched.