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catch–as–catch–can

adjective

Definition of catch–as–catch–can

  1. :  using any available means or method :  hit-or-miss <a catch–as–catch–can system that relies on borrowed judges — Patricia Nealon>



1764

First Known Use of catch–as–catch–can

1764


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