/ (ˈkætlɪŋ) /
a long double-edged surgical knife for amputations
rare catgut or a string made from it
an archaic word for kitten
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Word Origin for catling
C17: from cat 1 + -ling 1
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Mr. Catling preserved the receipt of that message as a souvenir of the occasion.The Bristol Royal Mail|R. C. Tombs