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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Catted; p. pr. & vb. n. Catting.] Naut. To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See cat

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable
           to roar; domestic cats; wildcats [syn: true cat]
      2: an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the
         guy's only doing it for some doll" [syn: guy, hombre,
      3: a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"
      4: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like
         tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric
         stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
         [syn: kat, khat, qat, quat, Arabian tea, African
      5: a whip with nine knotted cords; "British sailors feared the
         cat" [syn: cat-o'-nine-tails]
      6: a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks;
         frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm
         work [syn: Caterpillar]
      7: any of several large cats typically able to roar and living
         in the wild [syn: big cat]
      8: a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X
         rays and using a computer to construct a series of
         cross-sectional scans along a single axis [syn: computerized
         tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized
         axial tomography, computed axial tomography]
      v 1: beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
      2: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
         drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
         continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave
         him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast,
          sick, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke,
          barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate,
          throw up] [ant: keep down]
      [also: catting, catted]