- a linear or square rod.
- a measure of volume for stone, about 24 cubic feet (0.7 cubic meters).
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of perch1
OTHER WORDS FROM perchperch·a·ble, adjectiveun·perched, adjective
Words nearby perch
Definition for perch (2 of 2)
noun, plural (especially collectively) perch, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) perch·es.
Origin of perch2
Example sentences from the Web for perch
As the water rises, it sweeps away anything that wasn’t able to get such a safe and sturdy perch.
Hong Kong has long occupied an enviable perch as a bridge between markets in China and the West.
From our human perch we marvel at what we think a plant’s life consists of—growing.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
One of America’s most prominent business journalists for his perch at the New York Times and CNBC’s Squawk Box, Sorkin says the essential workers who are getting the country through the crisis are a stark reminder of who we all rely on.How CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin Would Close the Wealth Gap|Eromo Egbejule|August 26, 2020|Ozy
The salmon, perch, and taco salad are all excellent plus it is very LGBTQ friendly.
Often Mick would perch on those back stairs, perusing art books as he waited for her.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I crossed the room with my rifle up, stood on top of the bed, and from my perch looked down at bin Laden.
Luckily for Goodell, he'll have plenty of money if he were to be forced off the commissioner's perch.Roger Goodell’s TV Disaster Shows What’s Wrong With The NFL|Lloyd Grove|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jack Welch, who took over General Electric in 1981, left his perch in 2001, not long after he turned 65.Don’t Count Rupert Murdoch Out Yet: Why The Magnate Hasn’t Given Up on Time Warner|Daniel Gross|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Day after day, Lou sat on the Yankee bench, a perch that increasingly represented his security.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
I think the coulée right under his perch is an arm of the one we're in; runs in somewhere below.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Mebby I'll perch on top o' the court-house, too, fer a spell, an' take a leetle fly out by the Injun school.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Dorothy descended from her lofty perch on the stool, and met the red gleaming eyes of Pincher intently watching all her movements.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Isabel gratefully climbed to his high perch, after stating that she had no money, and being royally silenced.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton