poaching

poaching
  Illegal removal of plants from their native habitat; common threat affecting the threatened status of cycads.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • poaching — the crime of taking game or other specified beasts and trespassing so to do. It is criminalised by, among other enactments, the Night Poaching Act 1828, the Game Laws (Amendment) Act 1960 and the Deer Act 1980. Collins dictionary of law. W. J.… …   Law dictionary

  • Poaching — For other uses, see Poaching (disambiguation). Environmental law …   Wikipedia

  • poaching — /poh ching/, n. 1. the illegal practice of trespassing on another s property to hunt or steal game without the landowner s permission. 2. any encroachment on another s property, rights, ideas, or the like. [1605 15; POACH1 + ING1] * * * ▪ law… …   Universalium

  • poaching — poach poach [pəʊtʆ ǁ poʊtʆ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES to persuade someone to leave an organization and come and work for you: • Wall Street firms have always poached each other s star brokers. poach from …   Financial and business terms

  • Poaching — 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. &… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poaching (cooking) — Poaching is the process of gently simmering food in liquid, generally water, stock or wine. Poaching is particularly suitable for fragile food, such as eggs, poultry, fish and fruit, which might easily fall apart or dry out. For this reason, it… …   Wikipedia

  • Poaching (disambiguation) — Poaching may mean:* Poaching, illegal hunting or fishing * Poaching (cooking) * Poaching (snowboarding) * Poaching is the activity of making an employee or customer switch from a competing company to your own company * Poaching is a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Poaching (snowboarding) — Poaching is the act of snowboarding at a resort where snowboards are explicitly prohibited.Poaching is intended as a form of protest against what snowboarders view as segregation. Few resorts continue to bar snowboarders, so in the United States… …   Wikipedia

  • poaching — noun Trespassing in search of game …   Wiktionary

  • poaching — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, annexation, appropriation, baking, barbecuing, basting, boiling, boosting, braising, brewing, broil, broiling, catering, conversion, conveyance, cookery, cooking, cuisine, culinary science, domestic… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • poaching — poach·ing || pəʊtʃɪŋ n. illegal hunting of wildlife; process of cooking by boiling pəʊtʃ v. trespass, cross a border illegally; cook in boiling; hunt illegally for game or fish …   English contemporary dictionary

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