a path alongside a canal or river, originally for horses towing barges, now more often used as a footpath

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  • Towpath — in use on Finow Canal …   Wikipedia

  • Towpath — Tow path , n. A path traveled by men or animals in towing boats; called also {towing path}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • towpath — ► NOUN ▪ a path beside a river or canal, originally used as a pathway for horses towing barges …   English terms dictionary

  • towpath — ☆ towpath [tō′path΄ ] n. a path alongside a canal, used by men or animals towing canalboats …   English World dictionary

  • towpath — UK [ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ] / US [ˈtoʊˌpæθ] noun [countable] Word forms towpath : singular towpath plural towpaths a path along the side of a canal or river, used in the past by horses that pulled boats …   English dictionary

  • towpath — noun Towpath is used after these nouns: ↑canal …   Collocations dictionary

  • towpath — [[t]to͟ʊpɑːθ, pæθ[/t]] towpaths N COUNT A towpath is a path along the side of a canal or river, which horses used to walk on when they pulled boats …   English dictionary

  • Towpath Motel — (Рочестер,США) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 2323 Monroe Avenue, Рочестер …   Каталог отелей

  • Towpath Action Group — The Towpath Action Group (TAG) is a waterway society in the United KingdomThe group started in Manchester in 1987, and a year later it published its first report Trouble on the Towpath to coincide with the Inland Waterways Association s 1988… …   Wikipedia

  • towpath — noun Date: 1788 a path (as along a canal) traveled especially by draft animals towing boats called also towing path …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • towpath — /toh path , pahth /, n., pl. towpaths / padhz , pahdhz , paths , pahths /. a path along the bank of a canal or river, for use in towing boats. [1780 90, Amer.; TOW1 + PATH] * * * …   Universalium

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