a wild animal of the cat family, as the European wildcat, the leopard, or panther.
another name for catamount
a whip, usually having nine knotted lines or cords fastened to a handle, used for flogging.
- Cat’s pajamas
someone or something wonderful or remarkable.
a person used to serve the purposes of another; tool. Nautical. a hitch made in the bight of a rope so that two eyes are formed to hold the hook of one block of a tackle. a light breeze that ruffles the surface of the water over a comparatively small area. the small area ruffled […]
the typical rig of a catboat, consisting of a single mast with a long boom, set well forward and carrying a single gaff or jib-headed sail. noun the rig of a catboat