Catted
Cat Cat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catting}.] (Naut.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See {Anchor}. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • catted — kæt n. feline, small furry mammal which is often kept as a pet; any of a number of large wild animals belonging the family felidae (lion, tiger, leopard, etc.); vicious or spiteful woman v. raise anchor (Nautical); vomit (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • catted and fished — (of an anchor) raised to the cathead and secured to the ship s side • • • Main Entry: ↑cat …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat — 1. (Cat) (8505↑, 2094↓) The definitive pet. Cleans self. Knows how to catch it s food. Probably gave humans the idea for a vaccum. Is intelligent and curious. Likes to lay around alot, sort of like a couch potato. That s cool though. They are… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Cat — Cat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catting}.] (Naut.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See {Anchor}. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catting — Cat Cat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catting}.] (Naut.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See {Anchor}. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English catt, probably from Late Latin cattus, catta cat Date: before 12th century 1. a. a carnivorous mammal (Felis catus) long domesticated as a pet and for catching rats and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sea shanty — For the song Sea Shanty by Quasi, see Featuring Birds For the album Sea Shanties by English band High Tide, see High Tide (band). Sailors sang shanties while performing shipboard labor A shanty (also spelled chantey , chanty ) is a type of work… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia

  • cat — /kat/, n., v., catted, catting. n. 1. a small domesticated carnivore, Felis domestica or F. catus, bred in a number of varieties. 2. any of several carnivores of the family Felidae, as the lion, tiger, leopard or jaguar, etc. 3. Slang. a. a… …   Universalium

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