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poach 1

 (pōch)
tr.v. poached, poach·ing, poach·es
To cook in a boiling or simmering liquid: Poach the fish in wine.

[Back-formation from Middle English poched, poached, from poche, dish of poached eggs, from Old French, from past participle of pochier, to poach eggs, from poche, pocket, bag (from the appearance of poached eggs, in which the yolk is enclosed by the white), of Germanic origin.]

poach′a·ble adj.

poach 2

 (pōch)
v. poached, poach·ing, poach·es
v.intr.
1. To take fish or game illegally, especially by trespassing on another's property.
2.
a. To take or appropriate something unfairly or illegally.
b. To encroach on another person's rights or responsibilities: felt the guys in accounting were poaching on his turf.
c. Sports To play a ball out of turn or in another's territory, as in doubles tennis.
3. To become muddy or broken up from being trampled. Used of land.
4. To sink into soft earth when walking.
v.tr.
1. To take (fish or game) illegally, especially by trespassing on another's property.
2.
a. To take or appropriate unfairly or illegally: poaching another firm's best employees.
b. Sports To play (a ball) out of turn or in another's territory.
3. To make (land) muddy or broken up by trampling.

[Early Modern English poche, poach, to poke, probe, intrude, poach (game), from Middle French pocher, to poke (in the eye), from Old French pochier, to poke, gouge, from poche, bag, pouch (from the resemblance of an empty eye socket to a pouch), of Germanic origin; akin to Old North French poke; see poke3.]

poach′a·ble adj.

poached

(pəʊtʃt)
adj
(Cookery) cooked gently in boiling water, milk, or other liquid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.poached - cooked in hot water
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
Translations
jemně povařenýupytlačenýztracené
grebet i krybskytteripocheret
haudutettusalaa pyydystetty
krivolovljenpoširan
buggyantott
soîinn
ポーチした密漁した
밀렵한서서히 끓인
stratené
olovligen fångadpocherad
เคี่ยวอาหารรุกล้ำ
bị săn trộmninh

poached

[pəʊtʃt] ADJ [egg] → escalfado; [fish etc] → hervido

poached

[ˈpəʊtʃt] adj [fish, fruit] → poché(e)poached egg nœuf m poché

poach1

(pəutʃ) verb
to cook (eg an egg without its shell, a fish etc) in boiling liquid, especially water or milk.
poached adjective
a poached egg.

poached

مَسْلوق, مَطْهُو فِي مَاءٍ أَوْ سَائِلٌ مَغْلِيّ jemně povařený, upytlačený grebet i krybskytteri, pocheret gewildert, pochiert λαθροθηρικός, ποσέ cocido a fuego lento, escalfado, furtivo haudutettu, salaa pyydystetty braconné, poché krivolovljen, poširan cacciato di frodo, in camicia ポーチした, 密漁した 밀렵한, 서서히 끓인 gepocheerd, gestroopt posjert, tyvfanget ugotowany caçado ilegalmente, escaldado, escalfado пойманный браконьерским образом, приготовленный на медленном огне olovligen fångad, pocherad เคี่ยวอาหาร, รุกล้ำ haşlanmış, kaçak avlanmış bị săn trộm, ninh 偷猎的, 水煮的
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But when men and horses, cattle, camels, and dromedaries, have poached the spring into mud, it becomes loathsome to those who at first drank of it with rapture; and he who had the merit of discovering it, if he would preserve his reputation with the tribe, must display his talent by a fresh discovery of untasted fountains.
And so he came to dwell in the greenwood that was to be his home for many a year to come, never again to see the happy days with the lads and lasses of sweet Locksley Town; for he was outlawed, not only because he had killed a man, but also because he had poached upon the King's deer, and two hundred pounds were set upon his head, as a reward for whoever would bring him to the court of the King.
She was sorry Anne was going away, of course, but was that any reason why she should fail to appreciate a poached egg on toast?
It had been invented by man to scare woman away when she poached too nearly upon his precious preserves.
It was half-way through the morning, and he had not breakfasted; the slight litter of other breakfasts stood about on the table to remind him of his hunger; and adding a poached egg to his order, he proceeded musingly to shake some white sugar into his coffee, thinking all the time about Flambeau.
His theory was fixed around corned-beef hash with poached egg.
But of all the picture's admirers who stood before it, I believe I was the only one who longed for Boadicea to stalk from her frame, bringing me corned-beef hash with poached egg.
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