cat-train

[ kat-treyn ]
/ ˈkætˌtreɪn /

noun Chiefly Canadian.

a train of sleds and other vehicles mounted on runners, the whole procession drawn by a tractor with caterpillar treads.

Nearby words

  1. cat-o'-mountain,
  2. cat-o'-nine-tails,
  3. cat-scratch disease,
  4. cat-scratch fever,
  5. cat-tail,
  6. cat.,
  7. cata-,
  8. catabaptist,
  9. catabasis,
  10. catabiotic

Origin of cat-train

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for cat-train

cat-train

cat-swing

noun

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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