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perch in Fish topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperchperch1 /pɜːtʃ $ pɜːrtʃ/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 be perched on/above etc something2 perch (yourself) on something3 [intransitive + on]HBBHIGH if a bird perches on something, it flies down and sits on it→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
perchUnbeknownst to him, a Blue hunter-killer team was perched less than two miles away -- under cover and undetected.Fond of perching on dead tree or post in water.She was carrying a young child who was slung in her arms and perched on her right hip.It also received her welcoming smile, as did a beautiful goldfinch that came down and perched on her toes.In fact, a good deal of daily life was spent perched on the bamboo matting on top of the cabins.He was perched on top of a huge cage, looking at the visitors.She parked the car and hoisted the plastic carriers from the boot, perching the flat, be-ribboned pâtisserie box on top.The young bird has to perch upright on the rim while it grows its feathers.