catching

[ kach-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF catching

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CATCHING

This tassel is for catching the blood and preventing it from greasing the handle.

"I know not about that," said John, kicking his helmet up into the air and catching it in his hand.

Wit, lad, is a catching thing, like the itch or the sweating sickness.

At last he was sure of catching Mary Turner herself in his toils.

He bent forward quickly and, catching her hand, held it against his lips.

He kept throwing it up and catching it as he rode, making a song about it.

Catching sight of Yates, he winked at him in a friendly sort of way.

"This way," she panted, catching him by the coat, and pulling him toward the window.

But pretty soon there was plenty of sound, for the lion was catching up.

The recoil, catching him in a bad posture, knocked him backward.

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