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 Catch Weights,Catch-word. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Catch-word.
 
A popular cry, a word or a phrase adopted by any party for political or other purposes. “Three acres and a cow,” “A living wage,” are examples.   1
 


 Catch Weights,Catch-word. 

 
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