percher

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From perch (a kind of fish).

NounEdit

percher (plural perchers)

  1. One who fishes for perch.

Etymology 2Edit

From perch (verb).

NounEdit

percher (plural perchers)

  1. One that perches.
  2. A bird that is perching or that regularly perches.
    • 1999, Milton W. Weller, Wetland Birds: Habitat Resources and Conservation Implications
      Ground roosters like Northern Harriers may be subject to predation by Great-horned Owls [] but still larger perchers like herons and Ospreys use snags or posts in conspicuous places but are large enough to escape aerial predators.
  3. Any of various tropical and temperate dragonflies of the genus Diplacodes.

Etymology 3Edit

From perch (a device over which cloth is suspended for inspection).

NounEdit

percher (plural perchers)

  1. (textiles) An inspector of cloth before finishing.

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle English percher; equivalent to perch (bar to support a candle) +‎ -er.

NounEdit

percher (plural perchers)

  1. A large candle, especially on an altar

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛʁ.ʃe/
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VerbEdit

percher

  1. to perch

ConjugationEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From perche (rod) +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

percher (plural perchers)

  1. A percher (kind of candle).

DescendantsEdit

  • English: percher

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