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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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The ground didn't appear too testing yesterday so Forpadydeplasterer has a big chance of landing the Hoopy: bound to better for a return to fences Oscar Time another to catch eye at 20-1 Dial-A-Bet Chase, although he does have a formidable opponent in Tranquil Sea to beat.
If commercially successful, it could be used to catch eye problems at a much earlier stage.
we'd catch eye contact throughout the long flight and he'd hit me with "It's cool.
Other groups of people included in the scheme would find the loss of sight particularly difficult so special care needs to be taken to catch eye disease early.