- a train of sleds and other vehicles mounted on runners, the whole procession drawn by a tractor with caterpillar treads.
Origin of cat-train
First recorded in 1945–50
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- Canadian a train of sleds, cabooses, etc, pulled by a caterpillar tractor, used chiefly in the north during winter to transport freight
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