Perch – meaning of the word and examples

A pole or rod, usually horizontal, serving as a roost for birds. (

Any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, for a bird, or person to alight or rest upon. (

A high or elevated position, resting place, or the like. (

To sit on or near the edge of something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To be in a high position or in a position near the edge of something, or to put something in this position. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Sitting down or placed on the edge or tip of something. (Collins Dictionary)

A bar or peg on which something is hung. (Merriam – Webster)

A roost for a bird. (Merriam – Webster)

A resting place or vantage point: Seat. (Merriam – Webster)


Perching Beaches to Lessen Impacts to Lake Quality.

Perched on a platform high in a tree, a 61-year-old woman fights a gas pipeline.

Perched dunes.


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