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catcher


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catcher  \Catch"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  catches. 
 
  2.  (Baseball)  The  player  who  stands  behind  the  batsman  to 
  catch  the  ball. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catcher 
  n  1:  (baseball  or  softball)  the  person  who  plays  the  position  of 
  catcher 
  2:  the  position  on  a  baseball  team  of  the  player  who  is 
  stationed  behind  home  plate  and  who  catches  the  balls  that 
  the  pitcher  throws;  "a  catcher  needs  a  lot  of  protective 
  equipment";  "he  plays  behind  the  plate"  [syn:  {plate}] 




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