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tow·path

 (tō′păth′, -päth′)
n.
A path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats.

towpath

(ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ)
n
a path beside a canal or river, used by people or animals towing boats. Also called: towing path

tow•path

(ˈtoʊˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ)

n., pl. -paths (-ˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs)
a path along the bank of a canal or river, for use in towing boats.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towpath - a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boatstowpath - a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
Translations

towpath

[ˈtəʊpɑːθ] Ncamino m de sirga

towpath

[ˈtəʊpɑːθ] nhalage m, chemin m de halage

towpath

[ˈtəʊˌpɑːθ] nalzaia
References in classic literature ?
The quaint back streets of Kingston, where they came down to the water's edge, looked quite picturesque in the flashing sunlight, the glinting river with its drifting barges, the wooded towpath, the trim-kept villas on the other side, Harris, in a red and orange blazer, grunting away at the sculls, the distant glimpses of the grey old palace of the Tudors, all made a sunny picture, so bright but calm, so full of life, and yet so peaceful, that, early in the day though it was, I felt myself being dreamily lulled off into a musing fit.
He struggled through a dry ditch as she spoke, and came out upon a grassy place that bordered the towpath of the canal.
WALKERS have been urged to watch their step on Huddersfield's canal towpaths when the temperatures drop.
APUSH to make towpaths safer for cyclists will be bolstered with a PS250,000 boost to improve lighting after a spate of muggings along towpaths in Birmingham.
WALKERS will have the opportunity to take a stroll on the towpaths of a north Powys canal next month thanks to a free guided walk organised by the county council.
Rehabilitation of towpaths coated (concrete, hydrocarbon, paving);
Within the West Midlands we have so many canal towpaths which over the years have been made so accessible and usable by councils, people on community service and volunteers within the waterways agency.
Police are warning people to avoid walking alone towpaths until the attackers are caught.
TOURISM chiefs are kick-starting plans to transform Ireland's former canal towpaths into a world-class cycle network.
com @AndyRichards9 A BID to make towpaths safer for cyclists will be bolstered with PS250,000 being spent to improve lighting.