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99. Cats

  1. cat, Dick Whittingtons sent to Morocco, its purchase by the king gives the future Lord Mayor his stake to success. [Br. Legend: Benét, 1088]
  2. Felix lonely star-crossed fantasist, fights against fate in strange worlds. [Comics: Felix the Cat in Horn, 246]
  3. Garfield lazy gourmand, impudent to its master. [Amer. Comics: Garfield ]
  4. Heathcliff aggressive cat, hoodwinks fishmongers and upsets milkmen. [Amer. Comics: Heathcliff ]
  5. Krazy Kat perennially involved in conflict with his friend Ignatz the mouse. [Comics: Horn, 436]
  6. Macavity mysterious feline, Napoleon of crime. [Br. Lit.: T. S. Eliot Old Possums Book of Practical Cats in Drabble, 714]
  7. Mehitabel unladylike cat; its motto, toujours gai. [Am. Lit.: archy and mehitabel in Hart, 525]
  8. Old Deuteronomy elderly cat whose comfort is seen to by the entire village. [Br. Lit.: T. S. Eliot Old Possums Book of Practical Cats in Drabble, 714]
  9. Pluto pet of a brutal alcoholic who mutilates and hangs it, with dire consequences to himself. [Am. Lit.: Poe The Black Cat]
  10. Puss in Boots cleverly secures a fortune for its penniless master. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Puss in Boots in Benét, 829]
  11. Tobermory taught to speak fluently, it proves insolent and catty. [Br. Lit.: The Short Stories of Saki in Magill IV, 1148]

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Cats

70. Cats

See also 16. ANIMALS .

ailuromania
an abnormal love of cats.
ailurophile, aelurophile
a lover of cats. Also called felinophile, philofelist, philogalist .
ailurophobia, aelurophobia, elurophobia
an abnormal fear of cats. Also called felinophobia .
felinophile
ailurophile.
galeophilia
an excessive fondness for cats.
gatophobia
an abnormal fear of cats.
grimalkin
1. a cat, particularly an old female cat.
2. a bad-tempered old woman.
kitling
British dialect, the young of an animal, especially a kitten or young cat.
malkin
British dialect, a cat or hare. Also spelled mawkin .
philofelist
ailurophile.
philogalist
ailurophile.

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CATS

CATS n. Credit Accumulation Transfer Scheme: a system in educational establishments in which credit ratings are awarded at various levels of achievement (certificate, diploma, and first-degree level). See also APEL.

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CATS

CATS Education credit accumulation transfer scheme

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