"catchall" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: catchalls [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun}} catchall (plural catchalls)
  1. Alternative form of catch-all Tags: alt-of, alternative Alternative form of: catch-all
    Sense id: en-catchall-en-noun-z~eq9-Me Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header

Inflected forms

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