poached

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poached

  1. simple past tense and past participle of poach

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poached (comparative more poached, superlative most poached)

  1. Cooked, or obtained by poaching
    • 1931, Francis Beeding, chapter 1/1, Death Walks in Eastrepps[1]:
      Eldridge closed the despatch-case with a snap and, rising briskly, walked down the corridor to his solitary table in the dining-car. Mulligatawny soup, poached turbot, roast leg of lamb—the usual railway dinner.