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.
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
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 […]