Origin of white perch
An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for white perch
It belongs to the same genus as the white-perch of the East Coast.
The white-perch is one of the best and most esteemed pan-fishes of the eastern coast.
Wherever found the white-perch will not disappoint the angler, but is ever ready to respond to his baited hook.