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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tow /ˈto/
 拖,拖曳所用之繩,麻的粗纖維(vt.)拖,曳,牽引

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tow n.  The coarse and broken part of flax or hemp, separated from the finer part by the hatchel or swingle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Towed p. pr. & vb. n. Towing.]  To draw or pull through the water, as a vessel of any kind, by means of a rope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tow n.
 1. A rope by which anything is towed; a towline, or towrope.
 2. The act of towing, or the state of being towed; -- chiefly used in the phrase, to take in tow, that is to tow.
 3. That which is towed, or drawn by a towline, as a barge, raft, collection of boats, ect.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tow
      n : the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a
          hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
          [syn: towage]
      v : drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Tow
    (Judg. 16:9). See FLAX.