ketch ketch  /ˈkɛtʃ/


  • (n) a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost


  1. Vamarie, the sleek ketch in which Vadim Makaroff carries on the seagoing tradition established by his Russian-admiral father, was first into port.
  2. The combine was started in 1865 when 27-year-old Axel Brostrm borrowed money to buy a wooden trading ketch, Mathilda.
  3. Just 14 hours behind the white ketch, the 75-ft.


  • Lady Washington Returns To Gorge June 22-23

    The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington state, and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are in the second half of a seven-week tour of Columbia River ports, and are scheduled to make a two-day visit to Stevenson, Wash., June 22-24.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hood River News

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  1. Author Mary Noailles Murfree, who spent most of her life in Tennessee, wrote this passage in her 1886 book In the Clouds: "But when asked what she was talking about she would only reply in enigmatical phrase, 'Laros to ketch meddlers.' And shake her...
    on Mar 14, 2009 By: Mary Noailles Murfree Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "I remember telling Jo Jo (Joseph Hoo Kim), 'juice up the drums'," Dunbar told The Gleaner. "When mi start play, the whole place ketch a fire."
    on Jul 7, 2008 By: Sly Dunbar Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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