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catch

1. a game in which a ball is thrown from one player to another
2. Cricket the catching of a ball struck by a batsman before it touches the ground, resulting in him being out
3. Music a type of round popular in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, having a humorous text that is often indecent or bawdy and hard to articulate

catch

[kach]
(design engineering)
A device used for fastening a door or gate and usually operated manually from only one side, for example, a latch.

catch

A device for fastening a door or gate; usually opened manually from one side only.
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He and Trego added 51 to take the score to 202 before Trego was caught behind driving at Gary Keedy, having faced 151 balls and extended his boundary count to 10.
But Key was sent on his way by Chapple, caught behind by Sutton, for 14.
Morkel followed soon afterwards, again caught behind, this time off Gough, as Durham wobbled.
In the following over Porterfield was caught behind by Mark Boucher to give Philander his maiden ODI wicket and he followed that up by clean bowling O'Brien.
In Coventry last year a total of 437 motorists appeared before magistrates in Coventry after being caught behind the wheel - down by 14 on 2004.
Murali had taken all nine Zimbabwe wickets to fall yesterday but Vaas had Henry Olonga caught behind for 18 to end the off-spinner's hopes of joining only Jim Laker and Anil Kumble in the record books.
Russell's splendid innings ended on 62, caught behind by Alec Stewart off Alex Tudor.
He lasted just three balls and failed to score when Anuk Fernando had him caught behind.
Then on eight, Bopara stood his ground and was given not out by umpire Peter Hartley when Pradeep was convinced he had him caught behind on the back-foot defence.
And having lost Tony Frost, caught behind for a duck, yesterday, the Bears encountered more turbulence on the way to 104 for four at lunch.
Craig Smith had Quresi caught behind for 43 before Cant accounted for skipper John Harrison who had made 45.
Owais Shah then perished in the next over, caught behind flashing at a wide delivery from Baker as England wobbled.