tow bar

or towbar


noun

a metal bar for attaching a vehicle to a load to be towed.

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Origin of tow bar

First recorded in 1955–60
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Example sentences from the Web for tow bar

  • A tow-bar extruded from the back of the police vehicle and a magnaclamp locked onto the front end of the teenager's car.

    Code Three|Rick Raphael

British Dictionary definitions for tow bar

towbar
/ (ˈtəʊˌbɑː) /

noun

a rigid metal bar or frame used for towing vehiclesCompare towrope, towline
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