towpath

noun tow·path \ ˈtō-ˌpath , -ˌpäth \

Definition of towpath

:a path (as along a canal) traveled especially by draft animals towing boats called also towing path

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First Known Use of towpath

1788


TOWPATH Defined for English Language Learners

towpath

noun

Definition of towpath for English Language Learners

  • : a path along a river or canal used by people or horses for towing boats


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