Definition of perch oneself
: to sit (on something high or on something from which it is easy to fall) People perched themselves on the railing to get a better view.
Word by Word Definitions
: a bar or peg on which something is hung
: a roost for a bird
: a resting place or vantage point : seat
: to alight, settle, or rest on a perch, a height, or a precarious spot
: to place on a perch, a height, or a precarious spot
: a small European freshwater bony fish (Perca fluviatilis of the family Percidae, the perch family)
: yellow perch
: any of numerous bony fishes (as of the families Percidae, Centrarchidae, and Serranidae)
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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