Definition of Towpaths

1. Noun. (plural of towpath) ¹



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Definition of Towpaths

1. towpath [n] - See also: towpath

Lexicographical Neighbors of Towpaths

townsite
townsites
townskip
townskips
townsman
townsmen
townspeople
townswoman
townswomen
townward
townwards
townwear
townwide
towny
towpath
towpaths (current term)
towplane
towplanes
towrope
towropes
tows
towsack
towsacks
towse
towsed
towser
towsers
towses
towsier
towsiest

Literary usage of Towpaths

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Public Service Companies: Property Devoted to by Needham Calvin Collier (1918)
"Rivers and towpaths as highways. 17. Tidal not test of navigable water. 18. Inland lakes as highways. 19. Canals at common law. 20. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering by David Stevenson (1872)
"... area—Reaches and locks—Inclined planes and perpendicular lifts —Monkland Canal incline—Waste weirs—Stop-gates—Off-lets—Drainage of towpaths—Puddle—Mode ..."

3. Irrigation Works by B. O. Reynolds (1906)
"towpaths.—towpaths should, whenever practicable, be close alongside the waterway, and at a level of about 12 to 18 inches above normal FSL or, when water is ..."

4. Proceedings of the Barge Canal Terminal Commission of the State of New York by New York (State), Barge Canal Terminal Commission, Frank Martin Williams (1911)
"Still further: previous to the advent of the improved Barge canal, the State had supplied towpaths along their borders, in order that canal boats might be ..."

5. Report of Proceedings (1908)
"Nevertheless, the provinces (zemstvos), cities, towns and even villages tax navigation for the use of these towpaths, as well as for passing under bridges, ..."

6. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate (1891)
"(1) No person shall, while using, or while in, upon, or about the River Thames, or the banks or towpaths thereof, or any land acquired by the Conservators ..."

7. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate, Edmond Warre, Robert Harvey Humfrey Mason (1889)
"(1) No person shall, while using, or while in, upon, or about the River Thames, or the banks or towpaths thereof, or any land acquired by the Conservators ..."

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