noun, \ˈkach-ˌȯl, ˈkech-\
something that holds or houses any kind junk, toy, gadget, hair accessory or any variety of things: my dresser
- Soph uses my dresser as a catchall.
- I do not appreciate my dresser being used as a catchall.
- My cat often jumps onto the dresser and uses the catchall as a place to find a good “toy” to paw and knock off onto the floor.
First Known Use
1838 – likely when another mother properly and sternly scolded her child for leaving his tin soldier, Jacks, Pick-up Sticks and Yo-Yo in the butter churn.
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