rope tow

noun

Origin:
1960–65

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Example sentences
In winter, a rope tow pulled skiers to the hilltop near the glider launch.
Scarves should not be worn because they can become tangled or caught in a rope tow or chair lift and cause choking.
There was a rope tow nearby and it was a popular place to ski, as the hill was not too steep.
The underside of the buoy was abraded and cracked, probably by a wire rope tow line or tie up line.
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