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 Catch-word.Catechu’men [kat’y-ku’men]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Catch-word.
 
In theatrical parlance, is the last word or so of the previous speaker, which is the cue of the person who follows.   1
 


 Catch-word.Catechu’men [kat’y-ku’men]. 

 
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