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percher

[ pur-cher ]
/ ˈpɜr tʃər /
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noun
a person or thing that perches.
a bird whose feet are adapted for perching.
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Origin of percher

First recorded in 1575–85; perch1 + -er1
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How to use percher in a sentence

  • However, she soon gave over these attempts at intimidation, perched beside the percher, and again put something into his maw.

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