Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as tow-line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A rope used in towing vessels.

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

  • noun nautical a rope or cable used in towing vessels

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (nautical) a rope used in towing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The tug towing the vessel was ordered to slow down, letting the towrope go slack and disappear into the water.

    Aboard the old Reina Mercedes ship again, at least in their minds

  • Joey lifted her towrope and squinted into the sun off the water.

    Molasses

  • We attach one end of a bright yellow vinyl towrope to the root base of the first shrub and the other end to the tow hook on the front bumper of the Land Cruiser.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • The towrope slid along the ground, grew taut, and slowly pulled the barge along the bank.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • The engine continues to roar and the towrope, tight as a guitar string, hums.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • The towrope slid along the ground, grew taut, and slowly pulled the barge along the bank.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • The engine continues to roar and the towrope, tight as a guitar string, hums.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • We attach one end of a bright yellow vinyl towrope to the root base of the first shrub and the other end to the tow hook on the front bumper of the Land Cruiser.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • We attach one end of a bright yellow vinyl towrope to the root base of the first shrub and the other end to the tow hook on the front bumper of the Land Cruiser.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • The engine continues to roar and the towrope, tight as a guitar string, hums.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

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