Perch"er (?), n. [From Perch, v. i.]

1.

One who, or that which, perches.

J. Burroughs.

2.

One of the Insessores.

3. [From Perch a pole.]

A Paris candle anciently used in England; also, a large wax candle formerly set upon the altar.

[Obs.]

Bailey.

 

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