from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Catt, Carrie (Lane) Chapman 1859-1947. American suffragist who was an organizer and president (1900-1904 and 1915-1947) of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She organized the League of Women Voters in 1919, the year before the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified.

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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • While Jewish women leaders worked closely with Christian women in suffrage and reform activities and were proud of their friendships with leading Christian feminists such as Catt, the commitment of women like Maud Nathan and Rebekah Kohut to Jewish groups like the National Council of Jewish Women reflected their recognition that the interests of Jewish female reformers were often distinct from those of non-Jewish women.

    Feminism in the United States.

  • Toby Booth, Mike Catt, Dean Ryan and his namesake, the England Sevens coach Ben Ryan, are bright enough to help transform not just how England play but, crucially, the way they think.

    England must get this decision right before 2003 is a faded memory | Robert Kitson

  • At half-time it was even more nerve-racking because they said, 'Catty's Mike Catt struggling … you could be on soon.'

    Toby Flood: England's minimum aim is to make the World Cup semi-finals

  • For example, "Catt, 50, and her 84-year-old father, John" were added to the list because a police officer noticed their van at three protest demonstrations.

    Boing Boing

  • And now Catt and John get pulled over by the police and searched as terrorists.

    Boing Boing

  • Their position was at odds with the position of the NAWSA, headed by Carrie Chapman Catt, which was to work state-by-state as well as at the federal level. (where have I heard this before*cough*marriage equality*cough*)

    89 Years Ago Today, American Women Win the Right to Vote (Blog for Democracy)

  • John Catt found himself on the wrong side of the ANPR system.

    Boing Boing

  • This is a system meant for criminals but John Catt has not been convicted of anything and on a trip to London, the pensioner found himself pulled over by an anti-terror unit.

    Boing Boing

  • Police chiefs have argued that they are legally justified in maintaining the files on Catt, describing the surveillance as "minor".

    Protester sues police over surveillance database

  • In legal papers, Catt has described how the police have recorded the political aims of the demonstrations he was at between 2005 and 2009.

    Protester sues police over surveillance database


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