from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An avalanche; also, any mass of snow sliding down an incline, as a roof.
- n. In lumbering, a temporary slide on a steep slope, made by dragging a large log through deep snow which is soft or thawing. When frozen solid, the track may be used to slide logs to a point at which they can be reached by sleds.
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