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towline
Definition:
A line used to tow vessels; a towrope.

Synonyms:

noun
cord
catgut, cord, gut, guy, hamstring, lace, lariat, lasso, lead, rein, rope, shoelace, shoestring, sinew, string, tendon, twine, umbilical cord, binding twine.
towline
towing line, towing rope, towrope.
Examples of usage:
  1. I purpose to have the Tallahatchie tow the schooner as far down as practicable; but we shall doubtless have business on our hands before it is time to cut the towline. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  2. Then a minute later, " All clear, and the towline slack!" – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  3. The Champion was coming, and he swam into her path, barely missing a clutch at the steel towline whizzing past him. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  4. He went out on your towline like a monkey. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  5. Oftentimes, as I have lain swinging on the water, in the swell of the Chelsea ferry- boats, in that long, sharp- pointed, black cradle in which I love to let the great mother rock me, I have seen a tall ship glide by against the tide, as if drawn by some invisible towline, with a hundred strong arms pulling it. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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