perches

All Noun Verb
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  • Song is usually delivered from prominent perches, although some species may sing when flying.
  • Players start the game by placing the board between them showing all the perches.
  • Look at the Perches -- not that I care what name you call them. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Perches in some designs are raised and in others are at floor level.
  • Both like rather high perches in trees and sometimes soar above the forest.
  • They have several personal perches that they often switch between throughout their feeding time.
  • It does not use perches during the breeding season, although it will often land on the ground.
  • One perches on a branch and a second comes to him. Cited from The Open Air, by Richard Jefferies
  • Two perches are placed side by side for the competition.
  • During mid-day the condor usually perches upon some high rock, and there goes to sleep. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Birds are allowed to fly free within the chamber, and very often can choose between a number of perches.
  • It usually sits on the ground or low trees and is not found on high perches.
  • It perches upon his head or back, and flutters about him, and makes of him its world. Cited from A Man and a Woman, by Stanley Waterloo
  • On a player's turn, they draw a card and place it on one of the perches face-down.
  • It perches on low trees and plants at night, when it is most easily spotted.
  • Several perches are used and may be occupied intermittently for several years at a time.
  • While it is generally active, in the early morning it will often sit still on high perches for long periods of time.
  • On his right is a man with a sword, on which a bird perches.
  • This is based on the religious use of bird perches in Asia.
  • Normally several perches are used to mark occupied territory or to attract a female.
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Root form of perches is perch for both verb and noun.

Meaning of perches

  • noun Support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun A linear measure of 16.5 feet
  • noun A square rod of land
  • noun An elevated place serving as a seat
  • noun Any of numerous fishes of america and europe
  • noun Spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
  • noun Any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order perciformes
  • verb Sit, as on a branch
    The birds perched high in the tree
  • verb Cause to perch or sit
    She perched her hat on her head