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  1. (obsolete or nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of catch
    • 1812, John Pinkerton, A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels:
      Their fleſh is red, and they are catched with great hooks made faſt to pieces of wire.
    • 1867: Clarence M. Leumane, the Lambton Worm song
      One Sunda morn young Lambton went
      A-fishing in the Wear;
      An' catched a fish upon he's heuk
      He thowt leuk't vary queer
    • 1884: Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter VIII
      I catched a catfish and haggled him open with my saw, and towards sundown I started my camp fire and had supper. Then I set out a line to catch some fish for breakfast.