towing bridle

noun

Definition of towing bridle

1 : a bridle with a hook in the center to which a towline is fastened when two boats are towed abreast
2 : a length of wire hawser for passing around part of a ship's structure (as an after turret) to the ends of which the towing hawser may be connected by a set of shackles

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“Towing bridle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/towing%20bridle. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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