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Wordnet 3.0


1. cooked in hot water;
[syn: boiled, poached, stewed]

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

poached adj 1: cooked in hot water [syn: boiled, poached, stewed]