a disorder characterized by fever and swelling of the lymph glands, caused by a viral infection resulting from the scratch or bite of a cat.
- Cat-scratch fever
a disorder characterized by fever and swelling of the lymph glands, caused by a viral infection resulting from the scratch or bite of a cat. noun a disease of humans caused by an organism, Bartonella henselae, usually resulting from a scratch by a cat and characterized by lymph node enlargement
a range of low mountains in E New York: resort area. Highest peak, Slide Mountain, 4204 feet (1281 meters). plural noun a mountain range in SE New York State: resort. Highest peak: Slide Mountain, 1261 m (4204 ft) Also called Catskills
an operator of a vehicle or machine with caterpillar treads.
(in early American architecture) a steep roof ending close to the ground, as on a saltbox. Historical Examples A catslide roof is one in which the slope at the rear extends nearly the whole way to the ground. Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century Henry Chandlee Forman