noun, plural catch·flies.
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It feeds on the seeds of catchfly, campion, and will eat those of sweet-william and garden pinks.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
The Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) is a very interesting case.The Beauties of Nature|Sir John Lubbock
One of the best cheap bedders is Pink Catchfly (Silene pendula).Last Words|Juliana Horatia Ewing
A Catchfly which is not viscid, with the flowers collected into a tuft.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
They are found on many plants, such as Salvia glutinosa, Plumbago, and Catchfly.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot