(Catch"-mead`ow) n. A meadow irrigated by water from a spring or rivulet on the side of
(Catch"ment) n. A surface of ground on which water may be caught and collected into a
(Catch"pen*ny) a. Made or contrived for getting small sums of money from the ignorant or
unwary; as, a catchpenny book; a catchpenny show. n. Some worthless catchpenny thing.
(Catch"poll`) n. [OF. chacepol, chacipol.] A bailiff's assistant.
(Catch"up Cat"sup) , n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East
Indian pickles.] A table sauce made from mushrooms, tomatoes, walnuts, etc. [Written also ketchup.]
(Catch"wa`ter) n. A ditch or drain for catching water. See Catchdrain.
(Catch"weed`) n. (Bot.) See Cleavers.
(Catch"weight`) adv. (Horseracing) Without any additional weight; without being handicapped; as,
to ride catchweight.
1. Among theatrical performers, the last word of the preceding speaker, which reminds one that he is to
speak next; cue.
2. (Print.) The first word of any page of a book after the first, inserted at the right hand bottom corner
of the preceding page for the assistance of the reader. It is seldom used in modern printing.
3. A word or phrase caught up and repeated for effect; as, the catchword of a political party, etc.
(Catch"work`) n. A work or artificial water-course for throwing water on lands that lie on the
slopes of hills; a catchdrain.