(in early American architecture) a steep roof ending close to the ground, as on a saltbox.
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
the gray squirrel, as distinguished from the fox squirrel. Historical Examples The species found in these woods was the large “cat-squirrel” (Sciurus cinereus), one of the noblest of its kind. The Hunters’ Feast Mayne Reid Some species, as the cat-squirrel, fearing to take the dreadful leap (often nearly a hundred feet), rush down by the […]
- Cat standard
noun (in Britain) a standard accepted voluntarily by building societies relating to charges, access, etc, against which Individual Savings Accounts can be judged
a broomstick or other stick used as a bat, especially in playing tipcat.