tote road



an unpaved road for carrying supplies, as to a camp or clearing.

Origin of tote road

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for tote road

Historical Examples of tote road

  • Hey, Irish, you was down on the tote-road; did you hear Diablesse?

    The Promise

    James B. Hendryx

  • When they reached the tote-road it seemed rougher than ever and the country wilder.

    The Peace of Roaring River

    George van Schaick

  • For this was indeed a wild country through which the tote-road ran.

  • His trail was now an easy one, an old and moss-grown "tote-road" of the lumbermen.

    Hoof and Claw

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • He started by flying from tree to tree, still keeping along the course of the tote-road.

    The Secret Trails

    Charles G. D. Roberts