Definition of Rope tow

1. Noun. A ski tow offering only a moving rope to hold onto.

Generic synonyms: Lift, Ski Lift, Ski Tow



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope Tow

rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope
rope-a-dopes
rope-maker
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow (current term)
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer
ropedancers
ropedancing
ropedancings
ropeless

Literary usage of Rope tow

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1. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"... trails and 1200 feet of vertical downhill skiing with two pomas and one rope tow. The crosscountry trails are open daily, and the downhill facilities ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... as seen in Lat. ducere, to draw ; Fick, ¡.624. fl 1'". toner, to low, is of Teut. origin. Der. tow-boat, -line, -rope ; tow-age, Blount's Nomo- lexicon, ..."

3. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"... Tow-rope, та. a rope Tow ing, ppr. drawing on water, [for towing. Town, n. a collection of houses inhabited, the inhabitants. ..."

4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"s yarn, string, rope, tow and halt' stuff for ; ; -r were exhibited by the Madras School ! of Industrial Arts. This plant has a particular tendency to rot ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary by Noah Webster (1851)
"[by a rope. Tow, IT. i. Го draw or drag on water TOW'AEE, я. Act of towing ; price of lowing. TO'WARD, (tö'ard,) prrp. [Sax. to- wiir. ..."

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