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catchword


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catchword  \Catch"word`\,  n. 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catchword 
  n  :  a  favorite  saying  of  a  sect  or  political  group  [syn:  {motto}, 
  {slogan},  {shibboleth}] 




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