Definition of Towse
1. to haul [v TOWSED, TOWSING, TOWSES] - See also: haul
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Literary usage of Towse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Law Times by Armour, Edward Douglas, 1851-1922, Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Elliott, Charles, Privy Council, Gillis, Edward, Hunter, Alfred Taylour, 1867-1957, Thompson, Bram (1883)
"towse. New trial—Perverse verdict. Where the Judge on the trial of a cause told the jury there was no evidence on which they could find for the defendant, ..."
2. The 19th Century: A Review of Progress During the Past One Hundred Years in by A G Sedgwick (1901)
"... NINETEENTH CENTURY BY J. RANKEN towse THE net results of the nineteenth century in the theatre in America may be summed up comprehensively as a general ..."
3. American law reports annotated (1921)
"The check went into the possession of towse, and we may assume, ... The record is silent as to towse having anything to do with the sale of the eggs, ..."
4. The Visitations of Essex by Hawley, 1552; Hervey, 1558; Cooke, 1570; Raven by Thomas Hawley, William Harvey, Robert Cooke, George Owen, Henry Lilly, William Berry, College of Arms (Great Britain) (1878)
"... William towse of Takeley in com. Essex esqr. one of the^Joane French. sergeants of law liveing a° 1634 aged about 83 yeres. ..."
5. Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places by A. T. Thomson (1854)
"One night, Mr. towse being in bed, and his candle standing near him burning, there came into his chamber an old gentleman, dressed in the costume of Queen ..."