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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ketch.


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  • She is a poor thing whose husband and two sons were "ketched" last year, as they say, by these dreadful seas, and some think that her brain is a little affected.

    Sweetapple Cove

  • "I am afraid that the sea has 'ketched' me, and that I shall never make that cove again."

    Sweetapple Cove

  • "You must lie very still," I continued, "and let us make you well and strong again, for you've made dear Sweetapple Cove now, after being nearly 'ketched' by those dreadful seas, and I know that our little ship is coming safely to port."

    Sweetapple Cove

  • Ai wuz owt awl dai nd mis da rays. just ketched up naow . so Happytayl tu se Tidmum iz unborked and Maryo chekd in Gud tu se a gud tiem wuz had bai awl.

    Itty bitty kitty comitte boat sinked. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Forchunitlee, I haz ketched LCB wit mah new critter catchy net I got fur Crismus over on teh pikshor uv teh mad BBQ grill.

    take a kitteh - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • First, I hope his doggieship is doing well and catching many squirrels in the park. hope springs eternel in the poodle pack; squirrel always is, never to be ketched

    Archive 2006-06-04

  • I ketched the chare-woman going out with her load in the morning, before she thought I was up, and brought her to mistress with her whole cargo —

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • Git ketched an 'they tell as how they's scouts, workin' secret-like.

    Ride Proud, Rebel!

  • Well, when it uz a little pas midnight, as I reckoned, en I had come fifteen or twenty mile, I see de lights o 'a steamboat layin' at de bank, whah dey warn't no town en no woodyard, en putty soon I ketched de shape o 'de chimbly tops ag'in' de stars, en den good gracious me,

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • He ketched a frog one day, and took him home, and said he cal'klated to edercate him; and so he never done nothing for three months but set in his back yard and learn that frog to jump.

    Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature


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