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See definition of perches on Dictionary.com
  • nounobject placed high for sitting on
  • verbsit atop of

synonyms for perches

  • branch
  • lounge
  • pole
  • post
  • roost
  • seat
  • landing place
  • resting place
  • alight
  • squat
  • land
  • light
  • rest
  • settle
  • balance
  • touch down
  • roost
  • set down
  • sit on
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How to use perches in a sentence

They were so absorbed that they did not notice the girls, who dropped down quietly from their perches in the trees.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Why, he can take these little bears and have 'em turning somersaults, dancing, and climbing to their perches in no time.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
A small and rather forlorn-looking clock perches over the doorway, and keeps time, when going, moderately well.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Within the fowl-house there must be perches put up for the fowls to roost on.
THE BOOK OF SPORTS:WILLIAM MARTIN
It perches on the tree-top, just like the full-grown bird in March, and sings almost for the whole morning.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
The wing of the wood-pigeon, as the bird perches, forms a defined curve against its body.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Sleepy birds complained at being disturbed on their perches, and rodents could be heard scampering along their runways.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
An ancient half-ruined chteau perches among dwarf olives and mimosa, orange and lemon groves.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
From high perches the lizards drop into the water with a terrific splash.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
Perches are best cleaned by washing with some liquid insecticide, and then allowing them to dry in the sun.
MAKING A POULTRY HOUSEMARY ROBERTS CONOVER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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