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[OED, to tow (a vessel), esp. from the, bank or tow-path] v. to pull a boat along from the shore: 1963 The Grace was "tracked": one man walked along the beach towing the boat with a long rope while another sat in the stern steering to keep her from turning into the shore (Coltman 98).

Tags: nautical, verb

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Last update: 2011-09-09 03:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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