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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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