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perch1 British & World English

An object on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or horizontal bar

perch2 British & World English

An edible freshwater fish with a high spiny dorsal fin, dark vertical bars on the body, and orange lower fins

perch3 British & World English

A measure of length, especially for land, equal to a quarter of a chain or 512 yards (approximately 5.029 m)

sea perch British & World English

Any of a number of marine fishes which typically have a long-based dorsal fin and which are popular as sporting fish, in particular:

Nile perch British & World English

A large predatory fish found in lakes and rivers in NE and central Africa, widely caught for food or sport

golden perch British & World English

Another term for callop.

climbing perch British & World English

A small edible freshwater fish which is able to breathe air and move over land, native to Africa and Asia

knock someone off their perch British & World English

Cause someone to lose a position of superiority or pre-eminence

perch someone/thing on in perch1 British & World English

Set or balance someone or something on

knock someone off their perch in perch1 British & World English

Cause someone to lose a position of superiority or pre-eminence

square perch in perch3 British & World English

A measure of area, especially for land, equal to 160th of an acre or 3014 square yards (approximately 25.29 sq. metres)

pikeperch British & World English

A predatory pike-like freshwater fish of the perch family, especially the zander

sea perch in perch2 British & World English

Used in names of other freshwater and marine fishes resembling or related to the perch, e.g. climbing perch, pikeperch, sea perch, surfperch

perch family in perch2 British & World English

An edible freshwater fish with a high spiny dorsal fin, dark vertical bars on the body, and orange lower fins

yellow perch in perch2 British & World English

An edible freshwater fish with a high spiny dorsal fin, dark vertical bars on the body, and orange lower fins

climbing perch in perch2 British & World English

Used in names of other freshwater and marine fishes resembling or related to the perch, e.g. climbing perch, pikeperch, sea perch, surfperch

perch English Thesaurus

the budgerigar shuffled along its perch

perch English-Spanish

percha feminine

come off your perch! in perch English-Spanish

¡a ver si te bajas del pedestal!