"ketch" Definition

  1. or JACK KETCH, the popular name for a public hangman; derived from a person of that name who officiated in the reign of Charles II.—_See Macaulay’s History of England._

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Position in the dictionary: 1863 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: kettle of fish, key of the street, kibosh, kick, kick over the traces, kick the bucket, kick up, kickeraboo, kickseys, kickshaws
Previous words in the dictionary: kervorten, kent rag, kennedy, ken, kelter, keep it up, keep a pig, keel-hauling, karibat, juwaub

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