Definition of Catchpoles

1. Noun. (plural of catchpole) ¹



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Definition of Catchpoles

1. catchpole [n] - See also: catchpole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catchpoles

catching up
catchlight
catchlights
catchline
catchment
catchment area
catchment basin
catchment basins
catchments
catchpennies
catchpenny
catchpenny(a)
catchphrase
catchphrases
catchpole
catchpoles (current term)
catchpoll
catchpolls
catcht
catchup
catchups
catchwater
catchwaters
catchweed
catchweeds
catchweight
catchword
catchwords
catchwork
catchy

Literary usage of Catchpoles

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1. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"London catchpoles. A.. J.% May 2.—How great the Crowd of those Fellows are ! How unsufferable their Violence and Rapine ! How many poor Debtors perish under ..."

2. Varia: Readings from Rare Books by James Hain Friswell (1866)
"And in this the catchpoles are worse than the Devils; they prey upon their own Kind, and worry one another. For our parts, we are Angels still, ..."

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