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Definitions of tow:

part of speech: verb transitive

To drag, as a vessel, through the water by means of a rope.

part of speech: noun

Orig. a rope for towing with: the coarse part of flax or hemp.

part of speech: noun

The coarse part of flax or hemp; something dragged, as through water by a rope; act of dragging; state of being dragged.

part of speech: verb

To drag, as a boat or ship, through the water by means of a rope.

part of speech: noun

The coarser part of flax or hemp separated by the hackle or swingle.

part of speech: verb transitive

To tug or pull a vessel through the water with a rope.

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