vb. To cook, as eggs, by breaking them into boiling water; also, to cook with butter after breaking in a vessel. To rob of game; to pocket and convey away by stealth, as game; hence, to plunder.
- vb. To steal or pocket game, or to carry it away privately, as in a bag; to kill or destroy game contrary to law, especially by night; to hunt or fish unlawfully; as, to poach for rabbits or for salmon.
- vb. To stab; to pierce; to spear, as fish. To force, drive, or plunge into anything. To make soft or muddy by trampling. To begin and not complete.
- vb. To become soft or muddy.