New England. a noisy disturbance; commotion.

Origin of catouse

1855–60; probably ca- + touse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for catouse

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.