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- n. A rope or chain for towing a boat.
- n. A cord; a string.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To prepare by beating or working, as leather or hemp; to taw.
- transitive v. Hence, to beat; to scourge; also, to pull about; to maul; to tease; to vex.
- intransitive v. To work hard; to strive; to fuse.
- transitive v. To tow along, as a vessel.
- n. A rope or chain for towing a boat; also, a cord; a string.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To beat, mix, or pound; prepare by beating, etc.
- To taw, as leather.
- To work; prepare by working; be actively employed in or about.
- To scourge; beat; drub.
- To haul; pull; tow.
- To lead on; work up.
- To work; keep busy; bustle. Also too.
- n. A tow-rope or -chain.
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