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Catwater

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The estuary of the Plym (Plymouth). A corruption of château (chat-eau); as the castle at the mouth of the Plym used to be called.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Catilines and Cethegi (The)
Catius
Catkins
Cat-lap
Cato
Cato-Street Conspiracy
Catsup or Ketchup
Catted
Catual
Catum (Al) [the strong]
Catwater
Caucasians
Caucus
Caudine Forks
Caudle
Caudle (Mrs.)
Caught Napping (To be)
Caul
Cauld-lad (The)
Cauline (Sir)
Caurus or Corus