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poach1

 
pronunciation:
poch
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: poaches, poaching, poached
definition: to hunt, fish, or trap illegally or on another's land.
He was poaching on that big estate and got caught.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to steal (fish or hunted animals) from another's land.
I asked him where he got that fish, and he said he poached it.
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