Definition of tow rope in English:
Another term for towline.
- It was not unusual to see a ‘chain’ of thoroughbred horse (from one to twenty) hitched one behind the other to a long tow rope while the leading horse always carried a rider, coming and going from the racecourse.
- When a colleague approached the car with a tow rope Mrs Percy drove to the side of the road allowing the other person access.
- The Stromness lifeboat stood by while a tow rope was attached by the Banff-registered fishing boat Enterprise. The boats arrived at Scrabster harbour early on Tuesday.
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