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  1. of the nature of or resembling the fiber tow.
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Origin of towy

First recorded in 1595–1605; tow2 + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for towy

Historical Examples of towy

  • He had a square face, strong features, and a huge crop of towy hair.

    Tales From Two Hemispheres

    Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen

  • "Ready am I, God bach," Towy exclaimed, stretching his hairy arms.

    My Neighbors

    Caradoc Evans

  • Deheubarth contained the pleasant glades and great forests of the Towy country.

  • It stands about five miles to the south-east of Llandilo, overlooking the Vale of the Towy.

  • Towy is here a great, clear, rapid stream, and so it continues for the remaining thirty miles of its career.