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tote road

an unpaved road for carrying supplies, as to a camp or clearing.
Origin of tote road
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • His trail was now an easy one, an old and moss-grown "tote-road" of the lumbermen.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Hey, Irish, you was down on the tote-road; did you hear Diablesse?

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

    The Promise James B. Hendryx
  • When they reached the tote-road it seemed rougher than ever and the country wilder.

    The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick
  • "I'd advise you to save yourself a fifty-mile ride up the tote-road," the agent counseled.

  • For this was indeed a wild country through which the tote-road ran.

  • He turned the team slowly onto the tote-road and glanced again toward the shack.

    The Promise James B. Hendryx
  • They had come by the old "tote-road" to the deserted lumber-camp armed and equipped to hunt deer.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • But Col. Gideon Ward's well known figure was not among the passengers on the tote-road.

  • The good woman insisted on furnishing her with footwear better suited to the tote-road than the boots she wore.

    The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick

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