- 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
Example sentences from the Web for perch
The giant vulture—the condor, wheels above all, or perches on the jutting rock.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
Sayung buntag nga mauy tinglusad sa manuk, The early morning hours when the chickens come down from their perches.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
At 8-½ miles crossed the outlet of Cayuga, which in breadth was about 70 perches, and more than middle deep to the men.
It perches on a leaf, which the nippers of the mandibles cut half across.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
And now we hear a noisy crow oerhead: he perches upon a neighboring tree in hungry scrutiny.Pastoral Days|William Hamilton Gibson