towrope

noun
tow·​rope | \ ˈtō-ˌrōp How to pronounce towrope (audio) \

Definition of towrope

: a line used in towing something (such as a boat)

First Known Use of towrope

1743, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of towrope was in 1743

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“Towrope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/towrope. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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towrope

noun

English Language Learners Definition of towrope

: a rope or chain used for towing vehicles

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