Etymology
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ketch (n.)

kind of small, strong, two-masted sailing vessel, 1650s, earlier catch (mid-15c.), cache (late 14c.), probably from Middle English cacchen "to capture, ensnare, chase" (see catch (v.)). Compare the sense development in yacht.

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Definitions of ketch

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