tow·​age | \ ˈtō-ij How to pronounce towage (audio) \

Definition of towage

1 : the act of towing
2 : a charge for towing

Examples of towage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company also recently promoted Henriette Hallberg Thygesen—who previously ran Maersk’s salvage company, Svitzer—to the role of CEO of towage and manufacturing. Costas Paris, WSJ, "Maersk Names Patrick Jany CFO," 12 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of towage

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Towage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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