Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A clutch in which one element enters a box-like cavity and is there caught by projections which cause one part to drive the other.

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Examples

  • The leaves fall into a sort of catch-box on the clippers and are then emptied over the shoulder into the pack on the back.

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