tote road

tote road
noun
Etymology: tote (I)
: a road for hauling supplies especially into a lumber camp

the tote road to our clearing where we lived — Robert Frost

sent a gang of swampers … into the woods to break a tote road and make camp — Mich. Log Marks

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an unpaved road for carrying supplies, as to a camp or clearing.
[1855-60]

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tote road,
a rough, temporary road for carrying goods to or from a settlement or camp: »

I followed the tote road into the woods (Atlantic).


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