Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An old game in which a small piece of wood, pointed at both ends, called a "cat", is tipped, or struck with a stick or bat, to make it travel through the air as far as possible.
  • n. The wooden stick used in this game.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A game in which a small piece of wood pointed at both ends, called a cat, is tipped, or struck with a stick or bat, so as to fly into the air.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A game in which a piece of wood tapering to a point at each end is made to rise from the ground by being tipped or struck at one end with a stick, and while in the air is knocked by the same player as far as possible. Also called cat-and-dog.
  • n. The piece of wood that is struck in this game. More commonly called the cat.

Etymologies

tip +‎ cat (Wiktionary)

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