Definitions of Towed

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Usage examples for Towed

  1. " We took such things on shore as we needed, and then Juan and Liro cut away the topmasts and towed the schooner to the deep pool, where they made holes in her, so that she sank, away out of the sight of men. – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  2. The machinery had been set in motion, and the bomb's boat, having towed it into range, was preparing to return to the ship, when a shot from the shore batteries, falling close, precipitated our gallant fellows into the water. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. " No doubt you will find a place when you want one, for all competent men are taken," replied Christy, as he went to the quarter to see if the Bellevite's cutter was in condition to be towed by the Reindeer. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  4. As soon as we were asleep, he crept away and towed the schooner down the river, then he flashed a signal and the others came in for him. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  5. This net was towed behind the ship by a stout cord. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell