Definition of Caught

1. Adverb. (cricket) Of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it. ¹

2. Verb. (past of catch) ¹

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Definition of Caught

1. catch [v] - See also: catch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caught

caught (current term)
caught and bowled
caught behind
caught between the devil and the deep blue sea
caught fire
caught in the act
caught in the cookie jar
caught on the hop
caught raiding the cookie jar
caught sight of
caught some zs
caught up
caught up(p)
caught with one's fingers in the cookie jar
caught with one's hand in the cookie jar

Literary usage of Caught

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"caught in the first change, ie, from 71 to 380, carried exactly the same charge as the negative ion caught in the change from 380 to 71; or again, ..."

2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"IV OF THE STRANGE FISH THAT WE caught AT SPITHEAD ONE evening in the month of May 1685, about the end of the first week of the month, my friend Reuben ..."

3. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1897)
"Thus I caught two fishes as it were'with one hook. The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale, and, though very beautiful, does not approach to grandeur, ..."

4. Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton (1750)
"... 635 Began to parch that temp'rate clime; whereat In either hand the haft'ning Angel caught Our ling*ring parents, ..."

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