catwalk

[ kat-wawk ]
/ ˈkætˌwɔk /

noun

a narrow walkway, especially one high above the surrounding area, used to provide access or allow workers to stand or move, as over the stage in a theater, outside the roadway of a bridge, along the top of a railroad car, etc.

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Origin of catwalk

First recorded in 1880–85; cat + walk
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British Dictionary definitions for catwalk

catwalk
/ (ˈkætˌwɔːk) /

noun

a narrow ramp extending from the stage into the audience in a theatre, nightclub, etc, esp as used by models in a fashion show
a narrow pathway over the stage of a theatre, along a bridge, etc
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