township line


noun

Surveying. one of two parallel lines running east and west that define the north and south borders of a township.Compare range line, township(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. townsfolk,
  2. townshend,
  3. townshend acts,
  4. townshend, charles,
  5. township,
  6. townsman,
  7. townspeople,
  8. townsville,
  9. townswoman,
  10. townwear

Origin of township line

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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