a thing on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or a horizontal rod or bar in a birdcage.
Dead branches also make perfect perches for resting birds and are good places to hang feeders.
an edible freshwater fish with a high spiny dorsal fin, dark vertical bars on the body, and orange lower fins.
Out back of the house, oak, hemlock and cedar trees crown a path toward a 30-acre lake stocked with largemouth bass, yellow perch , pumpkinseed sunfish, and more.
a linear or square rod (see rod ( sense 3 ) ).
This strange measure undoubtedly is related to other archaisms such as the furlong, the perch and the fathom.