towrope

[ toh-rohp ]
/ ˈtoʊˌroʊp /
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noun

a rope or hawser used in towing boats.

Nearby words

  1. townsville,
  2. townswoman,
  3. townwear,
  4. towny,
  5. towpath,
  6. towsack,
  7. towser,
  8. towson,
  9. towy,
  10. tox-

Origin of towrope

First recorded in 1735–45; tow1 + rope

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British Dictionary definitions for towrope

towrope

/ (ˈtəʊˌrəʊp) /

noun

a rope or cable used for towing a vehicle or vesselAlso called: towline
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