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perch

verb
 
 
/pɜːtʃ/
perch (sth) on/in/above, etc to be in a high position or in a position near the edge of something, or to put something in this position: [often passive] The village was perched on the side of a mountain. She wore glasses perched on the end of her nose.Placing and positioning an object
perch on/in, etc to sit near the edge of something: The children perched on the edges of their seats.Animal (non-human) behaviourSitting and standing
(Definition of perch verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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