towing path
Towpath Tow"path`, n. A path traveled by men or animals in towing boats; -- called also {towing path}. [1913 Webster]

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  • towing path — noun a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats • Syn: ↑towpath • Hypernyms: ↑path * * * variant of towpath * * * towˈpath or towing path noun A path beside a canal or river for horses towing barges …   Useful english dictionary

  • towing path — noun see towpath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • path — Synonyms and related words: air lane, air line, air route, airway, alameda, approach, artery, avenue, beat, beaten path, beaten track, berm, bicycle path, boardwalk, boulevard, break, bridle path, broken circuit, catwalk, channel, circuit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beaten path — Synonyms and related words: alameda, beat, beaten track, berm, bicycle path, boardwalk, bridle path, broken record, bureaucracy, bureaucratism, catwalk, chinoiserie, daily grind, esplanade, fastwalk, foot pavement, footpath, footway, garden path …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tow|path — «TOH PATH, PAHTH», noun. a path along the bank of a canal or river for use in towing boats …   Useful english dictionary

  • tow·path — /ˈtoʊˌpæθ, Brit ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ/ noun, pl paths [count] old fashioned : a path along a river or canal used by people or horses for towing boats …   Useful english dictionary

  • tow — 1. v. & n. v.tr. 1 (of a motor vehicle, horse, or person controlling it) pull (a boat, another motor vehicle, a caravan, etc.) along by a rope, tow bar, etc. 2 pull (a person or thing) along behind one. n. the act or an instance of towing; the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Towpath — Tow path , n. A path traveled by men or animals in towing boats; called also {towing path}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • towpath — noun a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats • Syn: ↑towing path • Hypernyms: ↑path …   Useful english dictionary

  • towpath — noun Date: 1788 a path (as along a canal) traveled especially by draft animals towing boats called also towing path …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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