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Definitions of perch:
  • noun:   any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
  • noun:   spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
  • noun:   support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun:   any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
  • noun:   an elevated place serving as a seat
  • noun:   a square rod of land
  • noun:   a linear measure of 16.5 feet
  • verb:   sit, as on a branch
    Example: "The birds perched high in the treee"
  • verb:   cause to perch or sit
    Example: "She perched her hat on her head"
  • verb:   to come to rest, settle
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #50048)

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