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catfall

/ (ˈkætˌfɔːl) /

noun

nautical the line used in a cat

Nearby words

caterpillar flap, caterpillar hunter, caterwaul, cates, catesby, catfall, catfight, catfish, catfooted, catgut, cath-
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Examples from the Web for catfall

  • The first captain of the forecastle was an old seaman of the name of Catfall.

    The Wing-and-Wing|J. Fenimore Cooper