Definition of Perched

1. Verb. (past of perch) ¹



2. Adjective. Situated as if balancing above something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perched

1. perch [v] - See also: perch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perched

perceptual distortion
perceptual expansion
perceptual experience
perceptual masking
perceptual set
perceptualize
perceptualized
perceptualizes
perceptualizing
perceptually
perceptuomotor
perces
percesoces
perch
perchance
perched (current term)
perched wetland
percher
perchers
perchery
perches
perching
perching bird
perching birds
perchings
perchless
perchlike
perchlorate
perchlorates
perchloric

Literary usage of Perched

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1. The Household Book of Poetry by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"... But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door— perched upon a bust of Pallas, just above my chamber door— perched, and sat, arid nothing ..."

2. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"Erratics and perched Blocks.—We next come to those large blocks, often met with lying on the surface, which are known as Erratic* or Wandered Stone*. ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1888)
"On the book of knowledge is perched the dove, emblematic of purity, while the olive branch at the left of the book and the palm under the Fool's Bauble give ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... be- perched ОП the jutting era?, irith " My sole sad business here pression of her feet ! ... perched ..."

5. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1914)
"Deposition beneath moving ice is much less in amount than erosion, but may occur in areas sheltered from ice FIG. 113. — perched block near the Yellowstone ..."

6. The French Stage in the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Hawkins (1888)
"perched upon a mock throne, the hero signs several papers, one of which, unknown to himself, is a marriage contract between his daughter and a youth whom he ..."

7. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Howard R. Oliver (1888)
"Mr. FJ FARADAY, FLS, exhibited fragments of the perched blocks on Norber, a spur of Ingleborough, and other specimens of the rocks of the vicinity, ..."

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