catouse

[kuh-tous]
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noun

New England. a noisy disturbance; commotion.

Origin of catouse

1855–60; probably ca- + touse
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Historical Examples of catouse

  • 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.