from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In curledhair manuf., the operation of picking to pieces the ropes of hair after they have been steeped in water and then subjected to slow heat.
  • noun The act or work of drawing anything in tow; also, a charge made or an expense incurred for towing a vessel to or from her wharf, etc.; towage.
  • noun A sort of dredging done with a towing-net dragged over the surface of the water for the purpose of procuring specimens of natural history; also, the net results of such dredging, or the specimens thus procured.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of tow.


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