towage

towage
a) The act of towing
b) A charge for towing

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  • Towage — Tow age, n. [From {Tow}, v..cf. F. touage.] 1. The act of towing. [1913 Webster] 2. The price paid for towing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • towage — [tō′ij] n. [ME] 1. a towing or being towed 2. the charge for this …   English World dictionary

  • towage — tow ► VERB ▪ use a vehicle or boat to pull (another vehicle or boat) along. ► NOUN ▪ an act of towing. ● in tow Cf. ↑in tow DERIVATIVES towable adjective towage noun …   English terms dictionary

  • towage service — An act by which one vessel, known as the tug, supplies power in order to draw another vessel, called the tow. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. towage service An act by which on …   Law dictionary

  • towage — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of towing 2. a charge for towing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • towage — /toh ij/, n. 1. the act of towing. 2. the state of being towed. 3. the price or charge for towing. [1555 65; TOW1 + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • towage — Synonyms and related words: admission, admission fee, anchorage, attraction, brokerage, carfare, cellarage, charge, charges, cover charge, demand, dockage, draft, drawing, drayage, dues, entrance fee, exaction, exactment, extraction, fare, fee,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • towage — tow·age || təʊɪdÊ’ n. being towed away; fee for being towed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • towage — tow·age …   English syllables

  • towage — /ˈtoʊɪdʒ/ (say tohij) noun 1. the act of towing. 2. the state of being towed. 3. a charge for towing. {tow1 + age} …  

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