Definition of poachery in US English:

poachery

noun

rare
  • The practice of poaching.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866), satirical novelist and poet. Either from poacher + -y; compare -ery, or from poach + -ery.

Pronunciation

poachery

/ˈpəʊtʃ(ə)ri/