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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 other feature of the updated standings is Paul Young edging past Kelly Findlay back in the sixth and final qualifying position for next year's Trainers' Championship meeting, although around ten handlers will fancy their chances of a top six finish, with Nick Savva (fourth) downwards appearing catchable.
Where smallmouths are concerned, retrieves often need to be just erratic enough to be highly curious--yet still just barely catchable.
Tim Linley could have picked up six wickets in the first half hour, but two chances went to ground and another flew at a catchable height in-between second and third slip.
In all, there were five dropped catches, a missed run-out and one ball, at an easily catchable height, that eluded fieldsmen who should have caught it.
It's stocked with catchable fish all summer long, so it's also a great place to take kids or beginners.
The White Rilor in Izard, Baxter, Marion and Stone counties was stocked the most with 32,945 catchable rainbow trout.
While Celtic and Hearts are still catchable we're a long way behind in the league and this was a cup I was desperate to get my hands on.
But wild salmon are catchable only from late May to late September, so fresh wild salmon is hard to come by most of the year.
NEW BOY Louis Saha defiantly sprang to the aid of his beleaguered Manchester United team-mates last night, insisting: "Arsenal are catchable and we can still make the Champions League quarter-finals.
The agreement, which was reached at a conference on migratory fish that ended Tuesday in Honolulu, calls for creation of a commission to regulate the catch of tuna in the Pacific Ocean, including setting fishing areas, periods and quotas as well as the size of catchable tuna.
On the Cascade section in 1999, biologists found 3,346 catchable rainbow trout per mile, or more than 300 percent of the 989 long-term historical mean.