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Definition of Poach

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Poach Poach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poached; p. pr. & vb. n. Poaching.] [F. pocher to place in a pocket, to poach eggs (the yolk of the egg being as it were pouched in the white), from poche pocket, pouch. See Pouch, v. & n.] 1. To cook, as eggs, by breaking them into boiling water; also, to cook with butter after breaking in a vessel. --Bacon. 2. To rob of game; to pocket and convey away by stealth, as game; hence, to plunder. --Garth.
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Poach Poach, v. i. To steal or pocket game, or to carry it away privately, as in a bag; to kill or destroy game contrary to law, especially by night; to hunt or fish unlawfully; as, to poach for rabbits or for salmon.
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Poach Poach, v. t. [Cf. OF. pocher to thrust or dig out with the fingers, to bruise (the eyes), F. pouce thumb, L. pollex, and also E. poach to cook eggs, to plunder, and poke to thrust against.] 1. To stab; to pierce; to spear, as fish. [Obs.] --Carew. 2. To force, drive, or plunge into anything. [Obs.] His horse poching one of his legs into some hollow ground. --Sir W. Temple. 3. To make soft or muddy by trampling --Tennyson. 4. To begin and not complete. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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Poach Poach, v. i. To become soft or muddy. Chalky and clay lands . . . chap in summer, and poach in winter. --Mortimer.

Meaning of Poach from wikipedia

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- A poached egg is an egg that has been cooked, outside the s****, by poaching (or sometimes steaming), as opposed to simmering or boiling. This method of...
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- Amanda Nicole Poach (born July 25, 1987) is an American soccer midfield player from Bowie, Maryland. Poach represented the United States at the 2006 FIFA...
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