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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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SHARPLEY SPRINGS 0191 5818045 / SR7 0NP No fewer than 15 double-figure rainbows were caught this week as well as lots of big number catches.
But the catches of bycatch fishing vessels, compared with those of main catch fishing vessels, were small.
While the catches of EU15 countries peaked at 62,000 tonnes in 2000, the continuing increase observed for the EU25 was due to higher catches by the new member states from 23,000 tonnes in 2000 to 33,000 tonnes in 2003.
Jarrett tied the Trojans record for touchdown catches in a game, a record he had already shared with many players, and was denied a possible fourth by the replay crew.
Myers and Worm collected raw data from historical sources that chronicled catches from many fisheries dating back to the 1950s.
More good match catches were made along the canal through Tipton centre.
The other countries with notable catches are not members of the EU: Iceland took 9,147 tonnes (13% of the EEA total) and Norway, at 4,339 tonnes (6% of the EEA total).
The catcher should try to catch the top half of the high pitch, as his 13-inch glove from heel to tip will make the pitch look 13 inches higher than it really is if he catches the ball with the fingers up.
Both anglers had opening-round catches weighing exactly 5 pounds, 10 ounces.
Ethan Bowen and Kyle Every caught well from the Aberdare AA club boat while Tim Gunter bank-fished successfully with evening catches on sedges and small emerger pattern flies.
SHARPLEY SPRINGS 0191 5818045 /Sat Nav SR70NP It has simply been superb Buzzer fishing this week with catches of over 20 common place.
CATCHES are still continuing to improve at WEST HOUSE, but catching in the middle of the hot, bright days has been a challenge, with the best times being early morning and evening.