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Towson

[tou-suh n] /ˈtaʊ sən/
noun
1.
a town in central Maryland, near Baltimore.
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  • Within, Towson or Towser was inquiring earnestly into the breaking strain of ships' chains and tackle, and other such matters.

    Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
  • One of his pockets (bright red) was bulging with cartridges, from the other (dark blue) peeped 'Towson's Inquiry,' etc., etc.

    Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
  • Just as the order "charge," escaped his lips, came that destructive fire from Towson's battery.

  • The one directed against Towson's batteries near the water, came first within range, when a tremendous fire opened upon it.

  • Almost at the same instant Leavenworth executed a like movement, while Towson's battery poured canister into the British ranks.

    The Niagara River Archer Butler Hulbert

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