- 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
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
How to use perch in a sentence
From its perch in the mountains of Puerto Rico, the observatory has served for decades as the vanguard of the search for alien civilizations and guarded the planet against killer asteroids.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through November 21)|Singularity Hub Staff|November 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
For Tennessee, the loss to the Bengals was their second in a row after being knocked from their perch among the unbeatens by Pittsburgh.NFL games on TV: Games will look different; Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees, Part 2|Cindy Boren|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
If a female alights on a perch in a male’s territory and he’s interested, he’ll fly over with a fish.
One works while the other calls from a nearby perch, maybe cheering its mate on, maybe offering “helpful” suggestions.
Sometimes when he spies her on a perch, he flies over and without his even offering a fish, they mate.
Aberdeen, perched on the North Sea, offers a perfect example of the schism between the top and bottom earners.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were perched atop our five-boat flotilla and I cried like a baby.
Intrepid university students perched on the ceiling girders and roared out a football cheer: Cheer!The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our lovely hotel perched on top a steep hill overlooking the mountains was also packed to the gills.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea|Vijai Maheshwari|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The higher of the two is perched 27 meters above the lake's surface –– about the same height as an eight-story building.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
A most comical sight was the cook, perched on top of his load of pans, pots, and potatoes.
As on the preceding day, the cook rode perched upon his pony's load of kettles, pans, and pots.
Every morning an old jackdaw perched on a chimney outside our skylight, and entertained us with his chatter.
Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood