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  1. ketch(noun)

    a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ketch(Noun)

    A fore and aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen being stepped forward of the rudder post.

  2. ketch(Verb)

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  3. ketch(Verb)

    To hang.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ketch(noun)

    an almost obsolete form of vessel, with a mainmast and a mizzenmast, -- usually from one hundred to two hundred and fifty tons burden

  2. Ketch(noun)

    a hangman. See Jack Ketch

  3. Ketch(verb)

    to catch

  4. Origin: [See Catch.]

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  1. Ketch

    A ketch is a sailing craft with two masts, both rigged fore-and-aft: a mainmast and a shorter mizzen mast abaft the mainmast but forward of the rudder post.


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