giant perch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n giant perch a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
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Usage

In literature:

He was a calm, strong, bold giant of the desert, on whose back I felt myself as though perched on the tower of a building.
"Beasts, Men and Gods" by Ferdinand Ossendowski
I recognise the dwarf perched on the back of the giant.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A dwarf has an excellent way of being taller than a giant: it is to perch himself on his shoulders.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
As he drew near the Perdu there appeared the giant blue heron, dropping to his perch in mid-water.
"Earth's Enigmas" by Charles G. D. Roberts
A pike that has gorged itself on a giant perch!
"Grim: The Story of a Pike" by Svend Fleuron
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In news:

LAS CRUCES --Olin Calk's giant roadrunner is in great shape after a $26,500 city-funded removal and reconstruction and is looking for a perch.
LAS CRUCES --Olin Calk's giant roadrunner is in great shape after a $26,500 city-funded removal and reconstruction and is looking for a perch.
Seeing Po Lin Monastery's giant Buddha as she rode a cable car up to its perch inspired a sense of awe in children's author Grace Lin.
A giant granite stone nearby perches atop a steel tower.
LAS CRUCES --Olin Calk's giant roadrunner is in great shape after a $26,500 city-funded removal and reconstruction and is looking for a perch .
Perched on the edge of the pit as we are here at Seattle mag, we never tire of watching the action–-giant, weird-looking machines shoving around enormous piles of muck.
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