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catch-as-catch-can

(kăch′əz-kăch-kăn′, kĕch′əz-kĕch-)
adj.
Using or making do with whatever means are available; irregular: made a catch-as-catch-can living doing odd jobs.

catch′-as-catch-can′ adv.

catch-as-catch-can

n
(Wrestling) a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc, are allowed
adj, adv
chiefly US and Canadian using any method or opportunity that comes to hand
Translations

catch-as-catch-can

[ˈkætʃəzˌkætʃˈkæn] n (Wrestling) → catch m inv
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First developed in the 1920s by the Soviet Army to improve hand-to-hand combat abilities, the sport represents a blend of the most effective techniques taken from other martial arts practices like Catch wrestling, Judo, Jujutsu, and native Turkic wrestling styles.
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TEES Valley Martial Arts continue their revival of old school competitive wrestling when they promote their first catch wrestling event on Saturday night.
STOCKTON grappling super heavyweights Chris Crossan and Amin Nazer had varied results but an enjoyable time as they met mixed martial arts royalty and competed at the Catch Wrestling Alliance "Revelation" event in California.
Nazer and Crossan competed in California for the first time last June, rolling at the inaugural Return of Catch Wrestling: USA vs The World event.
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