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Meaning of poacher

poach•er

Pronunciation: (pō'chur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who trespasses on private property, esp. to catch fish or game illegally.
  2. Also calledany 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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