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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small slender fish (to 8 inches) with body covered by bony plates; A cooking vessel designed to cook food in liquid (such as fish or eggs); Someone who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another.

Usage examples (27)
  • I think Ontario Honker said it best: A poacher is a poacher.
  • A poacher is not going to follow the rules and report something unless it's a monster.
  • A poacher is a thief, pure and simple and I know absolutely no one who wishes to be around a thief.
  • He is well known as a poacher in the village, it seems. for more
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