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Definition of ketch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ketch

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ketʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ketʃ//
 
 
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a sailing boat with two masts (= posts to support the sails) Word Origin mid 17th cent.: later form of obsolete catch, probably from catch.
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