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Noun: catchword  'kach,wurd
  1. A favourite saying of a sect or political group
    - motto, slogan, shibboleth
     
  2. A word printed at the top of the page of a dictionary or other reference book to indicate the first or last item on that page
    - guide word, guideword

Derived forms: catchwords

Type of: expression, locution, saying, word

Encyclopedia: Catchword