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perch

verb [I/T]  /pɜrtʃ/ us  
(of a bird) to rest on a branch or other object, or of a person or thing to sit or be on the edge or top of something: [T] A baseball cap, turned backwards, was perched on his head.
perch
noun [C]  /pɜrtʃ/ us  
From their perches in the towers, the prison guards could see the entire prison yard.
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