silver perch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver perch small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams
    • n silver perch small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Silver perch (Zoöl) the mademoiselle, 2.
    • Silver perch the yellowtail.
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Usage

In literature:

At each side of the bridge trees were growing, from whose branches hung golden and silver apples, among which birds of Paradise perched.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Various
Also there were trees on which were perched birds of gold and silver.
"The Virgin of the Sun" by H. R. Haggard
Silvere, perched on the tombstone, was able to take her hands again, and renew their whispered conversation.
"The Fortune of the Rougons" by Emile Zola
Sometimes, on bright mornings, Mr. Bill would stroll over with his rod upon his shoulder and a string of silver perch in his hand.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
It must have been born with a silver spoon in its mouth, that damned perch!
"My Novel, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
From his perch beside the door, the boy in blue and silver watched his master's guests step into the sunlight and go away.
"Sir Mortimer" by Mary Johnston
Shutting them in, and perched on the thinnest part of her nose, were silver-circled spectacles.
"The Poor Little Rich Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Before he left her, he gave her a beautiful silver wand, and on the wand were perched seven living larks.
"Stories from the Ballads" by Mary MacGregor
At each side of the bridge trees were growing, from whose branches hung golden and silver apples, among which birds of Paradise perched.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
It must have been born with a silver spoon in its mouth, that damned perch!
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 1, August, 1851" by Various
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In poetry:

Now the summer perch flips twice and glides
a lateral fathom at the first cold rain,
the surface near to silver from a frosty hill.
Along the weed and grain of log he slides his tail.
"Underwater Autumn" by Richard F Hugo
Sweet river, in thy gentle stream
Myriads of funny beings swim:
The watchful trout with speckled pride;
The perch, the dace in silvered pride;
The princely salmon, sturgeon brave,
And lamprey, emblem of the knave.
"Ode To Connecticut River" by Josias Lyndon Arnold

In news:

0Two tall silver birds perch on slender legs at the edge of a pond .
Murray, KY – In the picture, my sister Alice Jane and I are perched atop a fat pinto pony with silver studded halter and harness.
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