Lie at the Catch
(To). Thus Talkative says to Faithful. “You lie at the catch, I
perceive.” To which Faithful replies, “No, not I: I am only for setting
things right.” “To lie at the catch,” or lie on the catch, is to lie in
wait or to lay a trap to catch one.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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