- 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)
Origin of perch1
Related formsperch·a·ble, adjectiveun·perched, adjective
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
Examples from the Web for perch
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
Catcoin And so explains the birth of Catcoin, the latest creation hell-bent on knocking its canine counterpart off its perch.Dogecoin, Coinye, & Catcoin: A Dummy’s Guide to Cryptocurrencies|Charlotte Lytton|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bream Mortimer looked as though he would rather have hopped on to a perch, but he sat down.The Girl on the Boat|Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Leslie "came off his perch" instantly and held out his hand repentantly.Ross Grant Tenderfoot|John Garland
The hound sprang at the top of the wall, at the same time emitting a bark so loud it almost knocked Simon off his perch.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
While they were watching the bird, it suddenly spread its great wings, left its perch and sailed away.The Island of Yellow Sands|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
The macaws live well in captivity, either chained to a perch or kept in large aviaries in which their strong flight is noticeable.