The lower one is attached to the carriage, and the upper one is pulled out as far as it will go and retained in position by catches before the mast is raised.
Next in importance were the catches of menhaden, shad, clams, squeteague and alewives; while minor catches were made of crabs, croaker, bluefish, butterfish, catfish, perch and spotted and striped bass.
He catches him and catches him--no good!
At a few mines (since safety catches cannot be successfully applied to man-cars) these conveyances are raised and lowered by separate engines and ropes.
He catches them by means of a rod smeared with bird-lime, and then tying a fine string under their wings, he flies them at its end.