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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (nautical) a rope used in towing.

Usage examples (34)
  • Contact was established with the boat and an offer of a towline was accepted.
  • About four o'clock in the evening our towline gave away;
  • I'm captain at this end of the towline, and I swear he shall go in.
  • Umhlanga Rocks after its towline snapped, SABC radio news reported. for more
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