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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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.   1
 


 Lie Up (To).Lie in State (To). 

 
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