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Definition of the noun catamount

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noun - plural: catamounts

  1. short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
  2. large American feline resembling a lion

Alternative definition of the noun catamount

noun

  1. A wild animal of the family Felidae, especially puma or lynx.

Place

Catamount is a former village of Colrain, Massachusetts. In 1812, the schoolhouse that once stood in Catamount was the first to fly the United States Flag.

Miscellanea

  1. Catamount is an operating system for supercomputers.
  2. Catamount is a term used to describe a wild cat, usually of the cougar or mountain lion variety, also called a puma.
    • also known as Catamounts

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Google previewTechnology Integration Advancements in Distributed Systems and Computing (2012)

by Bessis, Nik

Catamount is a minimal operating system, designed to initialize hardware resources and turnoverthose resourcesto a single, running application. This approach ensures that the application is given the maximum amount of CPU time .

Google previewFive years' residence in the Canadas (1824)

including a tour through part of the United States of America, in the year 1823 by Edward Allen Talbot

The CataMount is an animal of the cat kind. It has not been often seen in Canada of late years. It is somewhat longer than a wolf, and has a tail which measures nearly three feet, with short legs and a stout body. The Catamount is said to feed ...

Google previewWorks (1892)

by James Fenimore Cooper

A catamount is a skeary 108 THE PATHFINDER.

Google previewPennsylvania Wild Cats (1916)

by Henry W. Shoemaker

And from the above it will be plain to the readers of these pages that the original “ wild cat” was the panther cub, the wild cat of today is the bay lynx, the real catamount is the Canada lynx. But the next few chapters will go into these matters ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia (1883)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The catamount is the couguar of authors. (See Codguar.) There are several small species of cats in the East Indies : the Sumatran cat, F. minuta (Temm.) and F. Javanemu (Horsf.) ; the Bengal cat, F. Bengalentis (Desm.) ; Di- ard's cat, F. Diardii ...

Google previewThe Condensed American Cyclopaedia (1877)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The catamount is the couguar of authors. CATACOMBS [kat'-a-kdmcs], subterraneous places , for burying the dead. The entire chain of mountains years old. They occupy a deep ravine in the centre of the mountain Libycus, and, lying 6,000 to ...

Google previewA Gazetteer of the State of Vermont (1824)

Containing a Brief General View of the State, a Historical and Topographical Description of All the Counties, Towns, Rivers, &c. ... by Zadock Thompson

The catamount is the largest ; and is the most ferocious animal found in this part of the continent, but is not very common. The largest and last of these animals, which has been taken within this state to our knowledge, was killed in Roxbury, ...

Google previewHiking the Adirondacks (2010)

A Guide to 42 of the Best Hiking Adventures in New York's Adirondacks by Lisa Densmore

Often overlooked due to its short mileage and the fact that it's under 4,000 feet in elevation, Catamount is a favorite among regular hikers in the High Peaks region for its extensive open rock and ledgy scrambles. Don't let the low mileage fool ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

Catamount. Porter. Emblazoned with the leonine head of the rare Yankee catamount (as the mountain lion is called in New England, from cat-a-mountain), Catamount Porter is one of the few porters produced by New England breweries.

Google previewThe Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary (1816)

Consisting of Articles Chiefly Selected from Natural and Civil History, Geography, Astronomy, Zoology, Botany, and Minerology : Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Ezra Sampson

CATAMOUNT— CATANEA. 71 »re all hewn Out into the rock ; and in each of the catacombs are to be found several of these apartments, communicating with one another. It is altogether probable that the high preservation in which the dead ...

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States (including Alaska). (1938)

Catamount schist.— A silllmanite schist, included in Grenville series. Thickness 70-80 ft. Is older than Bear Pond .schist and younger than Swede ...

Google previewPimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry (1908)

Together with an Illustrated Supplement by Arthur Francis Pimbley

Catamount — [See cat.] Cat-a-mountain — [See CAT.] Chabot — [See chalbot.] Cbafant — (Chaf'-ant) Applied to a boar when depicted as enraged. Chain — The chain was borne by the Rings of Navarre, the arms being blazoned : "Gules, ...

Google previewBrewbase Encyclopedia 2011-2012

by Larry Hatch

Catamount. Porter. RATING: 4.0 Vermont This product of Vermont has a mountain lion (hence cat-a-mount) on the label and a very dark porter taste. It has been highly rated but failed to delivery in it recent form. As strong malted flavors go it is ...

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

short CATAMOUNT ropes or iron clamps used for tightening the shrouds. cat-o'_-nine-tails, 'n. a. whip with nine lashes of knotted cord, formerly used as a punishment in the nglish army and navy. cat's- eye (-1), ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

Catamount. A name applied synonymously with Panther and Painter to several wild, fierce animals analogous to Felis concolor, but not specially employed to designate that species. Catawampously, or Catawamptiously. Fiercely, eagerly.

Google previewDictionary of Americanism. - New-York, Bartlett 1848 (1848)

by John Russel Bartlett

CATAMOUNT. Although this animal is peculiar to North America, a similar name, that of catamountuin, for the wild cat, is common in the old authors, from which we probably borrowed it. The catamount of North America is a larger and very ...

Google previewAn analytical Dictionary of the english language (1836)

in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity by Daniel Booth

CATAMOUNT. GRIMALKIN. MAID-MARION. which resembles the common Lynx in every respect except in not being spotted, is also tamed and trained for the chase. The Canadian Lynx, or- Wild Cat of the American Hunters, (Felis ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

catamount, catamountain.

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

CATAMOUNT. GRIMALKIN. MAID-MARION. which vesembles the common Lynx in every respect except in not being spotted, is also tamed and trained for the chase. The Canadian Lynx, or Wild Cat of the American Hunters, ...

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