Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Per the OED: catch, n [ME. cache; prob. f. catch v. or n.1 The later ketch is analogous to keg for cag, kennel for cannel, etc. It may be the n. catch (in ME. cach(e) in sense 4
alt: see context:[other meanings]catches:also see discussion at:Tuesday 29 January 1660/61 Dirks inputalso see Rex Gordon "..For a great collection of English song lyrics, many of them bawdy, visit this site:http://www.acronet.net/~robokopp/english.html
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