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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Poach \Poach\ (p[=o]ch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poached
(p[=o]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. Poaching.] [F. pocher to place
in a pocket, to poach eggs (the yolk of the egg being as it
were pouched in the white), from poche pocket, pouch. See
Pouch, v. & n.]
1. To cook, as eggs, by breaking them into boiling water;
also, to cook with butter after breaking in a vessel.
2. To rob of game; to pocket and convey away by stealth, as
game; hence, to plunder. --Garth.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: cooked in hot water [syn: boiled, poached, stewed]
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