Catch Fart (Grose 1811 Dictionary)
A footboy; so called from such servants
commonly following close behind their master or mistress.
Definition taken from
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,
originally by Francis Grose.
See also the definition in
Nathan Bailey's 1736
dictionary of canting and thieving slang.
Catch Club * Catch Penny
1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang
John S. Farmer's collection
canting songs and slang rhymes