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poacher

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noun poach·er \ˈpō-chər\

Definition of poacher

  1. 1 :  one that trespasses or steals

  2. 2 :  one who kills or takes wild animals (as game or fish) illegally

Origin and Etymology of poacher

2poach


First Known Use: 1574


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poacher

noun poach·er

Definition of poacher

  1. 1 :  a covered pan containing a plate with depressions or shallow cups in each of which an egg can be cooked over steam rising from boiling water in the bottom of the pan

  2. 2 :  a baking dish in which food (as fish) can be poached

Origin and Etymology of poacher

1poach


First Known Use: 1861



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