- a metal bar for attaching a vehicle to a load to be towed.
Origin of tow bar
First recorded in 1955–60
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Historical Examples of 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