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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. cooking in simmering liquid;


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):

poaching n 1: cooking in simmering liquid
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