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noun tow·path \ˈtō-ˌpath, -ˌpäth\

Definition of towpath

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

1788

First Known Use of towpath

1788


TOWPATH Defined for English Language Learners

towpath

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noun tow·path \ˈtō-ˌpath, -ˌpäth\

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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