cat

Part of speech: noun

A domestic animal, kept to kill mice and rats.

Part of speech: noun

One of various fishes.

Part of speech: noun

A purchase for hoisting an anchor.

Part of speech: noun

A cat o nine tails.

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Usage examples "cat":

  1. I take it, by the way you are breathing, that you and the cat have been having a race. - "Polly of the Hospital Staff", Emma C. Dowd.
  2. There was not noise enough to wake a cat. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.
  3. They caught here many cat- fish. - "History of the Buccaneers of America", James Burney.