noun ling·tow \ˈliŋˌtō\

Definition of lingtow


  1. :  a rope used by smugglers for packing burdens

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Origin and Etymology of lingtow

probably from Scots ling line (from French ligne) + English tow — more at line (cord)

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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