Poacher



[poh-cher] /ˈpoʊ tʃər/

noun
1.
a person who trespasses on private property, especially to catch fish or game illegally.
2.
Also called sea-poacher. any of several slender, marine fishes of the family Agonidae, found chiefly in deeper waters of the North Pacific, having the body covered with bony plates.
[poh-cher] /ˈpoʊ tʃər/
noun
1.
a pan having a tight-fitting lid and metal cups for steaming or eggs.
2.
any dish or pan used for food, especially a baking dish for fish.
/ˈpəʊtʃə/
noun
1.
a person who illegally hunts game, fish, etc, on someone else’s property
2.
poacher turned gamekeeper, someone whose occupation or behaviour is the opposite of what it previously was, such as a burglar who now advises on home security
/ˈpəʊtʃə/
noun
1.
a metal pan with individual cups for poaching eggs
n.

1660s, “one who poaches game,” agent noun from poach (v.1). Attested from 1846 as “vessel for poaching eggs,” from poach (v.2).

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