- catchment board,
- catchwater drain,
Origin of catch-up
Examples from the Web for catchup
A conversation with Mary Higgins Clark seems like a catchup with an absent aunt, or a proverbial long lost friend.Mary Higgins Clark Interview About New Book, I'll Walk Alone|Sandra McElwaine|April 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Add a tablespoonful of butter and any catchup or sauce desired.The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking|Helen Campbell
Put in the catchup at the last, and hold it over the fire just long enough to be thoroughly heated.
If making a rich soup that requires wine or catchup, let it be added the last thing, just before the soup is taken from the fire.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book|Eliza Leslie
"a working to overtake a leading rival," by 1971, probably a figurative use from U.S. football in reference to being behind in the score. From verbal phrase catch up, which was used from early 14c. in sense "raise aloft" and from 1855 in sense "overtake;" see catch (v.) + up (adv.).