Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A road over which anything is toted.

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Examples

  • He was too tired to be consciously glad as, after a sun-scourged mile of corduroy tote-road through a swamp where flies hovered over a hot waste of brush, they reached the cool shore of Box Car Pond.

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  • Moncrossen's new Blood River tote-road made a narrow lane in the forest, the Indian paused.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • They'd wint in be th 'river, but come out be th' tote-road, an 'mad clean t'rough to th' gizzard.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • The tote-road leading to the new camp had been pushed to completion, and Appleton was giving Fallon some final instructions.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • The leaders were almost upon him as he recovered and faced them there in the white reach of the tote-road.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • An 's'posin' he found th 'bum-legged driver froze shtiff on th' tote-road phwere he'd made out to hobble a few moiles on his crutch -- phwat thin?

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • Cold, dry pellets, hissing earthward had replaced the aimless dance of the feathery flakes, and he could make out but dimly the opposite wall of the rod-wide tote-road.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • In the evening, when they camped beside the tote-road, and he was permitted to help with the tents and the fire-wood, the youngster fairly bristled with importance, and after supper when the whole party drew about the great camp-fire the boy seated himself close by the side of the guide.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • The tall, straight pines of the Appleton holdings stretched away for a hundred miles, and formed a high wall on either side of the tote-road, which bent to the contour of ridge and swamp and crossed small creeks on rough log bridges or corduroy causeways.

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  • He drew the team to the side of the tote-road and, slipping the halters over the bridles, tied them to a stout sapling and made his way toward the shack.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

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