poacher

1 [poh-cher]
noun
1.
a person who trespasses on private property, especially 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.

Origin:
1660–70; poach1 + -er1

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poacher

2 [poh-cher]
noun
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, especially a baking dish for poaching fish.

Origin:
1860–65; poach2 + -er1

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poacher1 (ˈpəʊtʃə)
 
n
1.  a person who illegally hunts game, fish, etc, on someone else's property
2.  poacher turned gamekeeper someone whose occupation or behaviour is the opposite of what it previously was, such as a burglar who now advises on home security

poacher2 (ˈpəʊtʃə)
 
n
a metal pan with individual cups for poaching eggs

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poacher

any of the marine fish of the family Agonidae (order Scorpaeniformes). Poachers live in cold water, on the bottom, and are found mainly in the northern Pacific. They are small fish, measuring about 30 cm (12 inches) or less in length, and are distinguished by the bony, often saw-edged armour plates covering their bodies

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