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tote road

noun
1.
an unpaved road for carrying supplies, as to a camp or clearing.
Origin of tote road
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • At the point where the tote road had been widened, there was a triple string of broad wheeled flat cars loaded with lumber.

  • This main road is quite distinct from and much superior to the tote road.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • For a few moments they walked on in silence, the tote road leading them into the forest.

    Corporal Cameron Ralph Connor
  • The horse quickly retraced his steps up the hill to the tote road.

    Carolyn of the Corners Ruth Belmore Endicott
  • He followed his men, who were streaming up the tote road towards the cuttings.

  • After breakfast I went over on the Wolf Mountain tote road and shot four fine fat partridges.

    Camping at Cherry Pond Henry Abbott
  • The tote road that had been made to transport the sawed lumber ran for a short distance along the lakeside.

  • All this timber has been left on the tote road, and tonight well make a number of trips and clean it up.

  • "I guess that's right," assented the man, as the two swung down the tote road.

  • He was coming down the tote road on his “ding-swingle,” urging on his little white stallion with loose, clapping reins.

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