[ kuh-tous ]
/ kəˈtaʊs /
New England. a noisy disturbance; commotion.
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Frenchy, now—him that worked for us—druv over f'om the Merriam place to know 'f 'twas true that city folks made a catouse over ye.The Bacillus of Beauty|Harriet Stark