from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Used to hold, include, or describe a broad range of things; used as a catchall.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Something used as a general receptacle for odds and ends, as a table, bureau, chest, etc.; especially, a basket or bag provided for the purpose.
- n. A tool for recovering broken tools from a boring.
From catch + all. (Wiktionary)