from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name applied to the fork-tailed catfish of the Potomac river, Amiurus catus, found from Maryland to Texas.
  • n. Same as channel-cat .


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  • Compelled to silence as they were by the danger of their position, Edred and Elfrida rubbed their white-cat bodies against their father's legs in a rapture which I cannot describe and purred enthusiastically.

    The House of Arden


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