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An archaic term term from an early version of the game of Quidditch, probably describing the player equivalent to a modern Chaser (QA3).

The term was used in Goodwin Kneen's twelfth century letter to his Norwegian cousin Olaf. In his letter Goodwin says that his wife Gunhilda was supposed to have been the "Catcher" during a game he had played in Yorkshire, but she had been unwell with Dragon Pox and unable to play (QA3).

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