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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ketch  \Ketch\  (k[e^]ch),  n.  [Prob.  corrupted  fr  Turk. 
  q[=a][imac]q  :  cf  F.  caiche.  Cf  {Ca["i]que}.]  (Naut.) 
  An  almost  obsolete  form  of  vessel,  with  a  mainmast  and  a 
  mizzenmast,  --  usually  from  one  hundred  to  two  hundred  and 
  fifty  tons  burden. 
 
  {Bomb  ketch}.  See  under  {Bomb}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ketch  \Ketch\,  n. 
  A  hangman.  See  {Jack  Ketch}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ketch  \Ketch\,  v.  t.  [See  {Catch}.] 
  To  catch.  [Now  obs.  in  spelling,  and  colloq.  in 
  pronunciation.] 
 
  To  ketch  him  at  a  vantage  in  his  snares.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ketch 
  n  :  a  two-masted  sailing  vessel 




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