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poach•er



Pronunciation: (pō'chur), [key]
n.
1. a person who trespasses on private property, esp. 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.

poach•er



Pronunciation: (pō'chur), [key]
n.
1. a pan having a tight-fitting lid and metal cups for steaming or poaching eggs.
2. any dish or pan used for poaching food, esp. a baking dish for poaching fish.

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