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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device which captures surface runoff for use as a water supply.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ditch or drain for catching water. See catchdrain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as catchwork.
  • n. In physical, a conical receiver placed beneath a bulb, flask, or other vessel to catch the water which is condensed upon its outer surface.

Etymologies

catch +‎ water (Wiktionary)

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