Origin of catchpole
Related formscatch·pol·er·y, catch·poll·er·y, noun
Examples from the Web for catchpole
Mr. Catchpole, what do you mean by taking upon yourself to promise you would obtain another grindstone?
Most vividly did that morning come back to him when he had once before decided to eject Mr. Catchpole.
Catchpole, the landlord of a small inn, two miles from the Dingle, and not far from Willenhall in Staffordshire.Isopel Berners|George Borrow
Thinking that they might be related to the catchpole that was bastinadoed, we asked them the occasion of their grief.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
You can tell Mr. Catchpole his master wishes to see him here.