Origin of towpath
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Aunty May made me promise not to go too near the river, or too far down the towpath.
He swam part of the time and ran and barked on the towpath the other part.
After George went away, it seemed very quiet on the towpath.
The men ordered Marden to "take that outfit off the towpath."Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail
As he reached the towpath Marchmont appeared before the willows.The Long Roll
- a path beside a canal or river, used by people or animals towing boatsAlso called: towing path
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