Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


About fifty perches, your honor, in the same boreen, but higher up.

The fellow who is "it," or "keeper," perches his duck on the rock.

She goes and perches on the table near Mary, who is staring sadly in front of her.

It has only just occurred to me that they ought to have had perches to roost on.

He perches there each evening on the extreme end of the longest bough.

Then we'll know he's a carp-fish, 'cause the perches and trouts haven't got feelers.

This is the bird which perches on the roof of the house at night and calls to-whoo.

He perches on the cardinal's hat and counsels bigotry and oppression.

She reached one and then another of the perches which mark the channel into the harbour.

The arrangement of perches and nesting-places may be left to the reader's judgment.