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perch1

 
 
pronunciation:
puhrch
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a branch or bar on which birds sit.
 
definition 2: a small place to sit or rest up high.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: perches, perching, perched
definition: to rest or come to rest on a branch or bar.
The sparrows perched on the clothes line.
 
derivation: percher (n.)
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