Definition of Catches

1. Noun. (plural of catch) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of catch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Catches

1. catch [v] - See also: catch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catches

catchall
catchalls
catchcries
catchcry
catchdrain
catchdrains
catched
catchen
catcher's interference
catcher's mask
catcher's mitt
catcher-upper
catcher interference
catchers
catches (current term)
catches fire
catches sight of
catches up
catchest
catcheth
catchflies
catchfly
catchier
catchiest
catchily
catchiness
catching
catching fire
catching sight of

Literary usage of Catches

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1. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"Spring and Coast catches of sealing vessels, combined and compiled from <Ae British ... Bering Sea catches, compiled from the British Commissioners' ..."

2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"She throws up again, deposits the ‘chair' in its place and catches it. ... She then throws up the tossing chuck, lifts a ‘chair' and catches; ..."

3. Forty-four Years of the Life of a Hunter: Being Reminiscences of Meshach by Meshach Browning, Edward Stabler (1859)
"... life — Bear strikes as he runs to stab him, catches his pants, and pitches him heels over head — Courage of Dog when nearly killed—Continues the Hunt, ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"The steamer catches fire and is burned and beached, after much loss of life by fire and fighting. The old diplomat's life is demanded and his riches ..."

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