towing bridle

noun

Definition of towing bridle

  1. 1 :  a bridle with a hook in the center to which a towline is fastened when two boats are towed abreast

  2. 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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