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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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I'd look forward to our catch ups, her pampering my locks and laughing and joking whilst she worked her magic.
of the Carribean in on the action I've not played that game, and I must admit I did find things a little confusing trying to piece together various plotlines as the in-game catch ups seemed more like reminders aimed at die hard fans than exposition for new players.
After all, those that put in place measures such as flexible working hours, generous annual leave, subsidised exercise classes and regular catch ups with colleagues will see greater staff morale, productivity and reduced sickness absence.