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percher

[pur-cher] /ˈpɜr tʃər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that perches.
2.
a bird whose feet are adapted for perching.
Origin of percher
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; perch1 + -er1
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  • However, she soon gave over these attempts at intimidation, perched beside the percher, and again put something into his maw.

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