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3 definitions found
 for Poaching
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.
        --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To rob of game; to pocket and convey away by stealth, as
        game; hence, to plunder. --Garth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  poaching
      n 1: cooking in simmering liquid

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "poaching":
     abstraction, annexation, appropriation, baking, barbecuing,
     basting, boiling, boosting, braising, brewing, broil, broiling,
     catering, conversion, conveyance, cookery, cooking, cuisine,
     culinary science, domestic science, embezzlement, filching, fraud,
     frying, graft, grilling, home economics, liberation, lifting,
     nutrition, pan-broiling, pilferage, pilfering, pinching, roasting,
     sauteing, scrounging, searing, shirring, shoplifting, simmering,
     snatching, sneak thievery, snitching, stealage, stealing, steeping,
     stewing, swindle, swiping, theft, thievery, thieving, toasting
  
  

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