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Definition of "poached" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of poach. (verb)
  • Cooked, or obtained by poaching (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "poached" in a sentence
  • "Even at £29 I might have gone for the Dover sole until I saw it was described as poached, in other words probably cooked sous-vide, or boil-in-the-bag to use a less technical and not quite accurate term."
  • "Between its functioning as a companion piece to the documentary and standing alone as a portrait of the man's California dry-out, the music of One Fast Move Or I'm Gone -- its title poached from one of Big Sur's lines -- eerily digs into Kerouac's story, at times, insinuating things better than the author's own words."
  • "Basically, this surcharge will be added to any fines that are imposed by the tickets the poacher has received if the animal he/she has poached is a "trophy" animal."