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]

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  • 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

  • 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] …   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

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

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