Pronunciation: (kats'pô"),[key] —n. 1. a person used to serve the purposes of another; tool.
2. Naut. a. a hitch made in the bight of a rope so that two eyes are formed to hold the hook of one block of a tackle.
b. a light breeze that ruffles the surface of the water over a comparatively small area.
c. the small area ruffled by such a breeze. Also,cats'paw".