catamount catamount  /ˈkæ tə ˌmaʊnt/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Pattern of all cowboy hell-raisers, he was so tough he rode a catamount, used a rattlesnake as quirt.
  2. In his novel about a catamount chase, Walter Van Tilburg Clark suggested that the evil his characters do stalks after them in the form of a black panther.

News

  1. UVM men, women wrap up preseason Saturday

    The University of Vermont basketball teams will get their final tune-ups of the preseason with a doubleheader of exhibitions Saturday at Patrick Gym. The UVM women take on Franklin Pierce at 1 p.m. while the the Catamount men follow with a game against Concordia at 4 p.m.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Burlington Free Press

  2. Former UVM Catamount Sharp enjoying NHL Finals ride

    Former UVM Catamount Patrick Sharp has scored an NHL-high 10 postseason goals for the Blackhawks. / Associated Press Yes, Patrick Sharp is getting a bit of grief from his teammates after he tumbled to the ice while celebrating a rare power-play goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Burlington Free Press

  3. Lisa Brown: Support appreciated

    Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate 20 years of Hospice on June 10 at Catamount Ranch & Club golf course and the Larson Barn.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Craig Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "Vermonters need health care they can count on when they need it and it needs to be affordable," said Symington, who added that business owners have complained to her of premiums rising 20-30 percent this year. "Catamount was just the first...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Gaye Symington Source: Barre Montpelier Times Argus

  2. "Catamount is a necessary first step," Welch said. "The fact that it is a hard problem to solve doesn't mean you don't try."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Peter Welch Source: Rutland Herald

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