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ski tow

noun
1.
Also called rope tow. a type of ski lift in which skiers are hauled up a slope while grasping a looped, endless rope driven by a motor.
2.
a ski lift.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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ski tow

noun
1.
a device for pulling skiers uphill, usually a motor-driven rope grasped by the skier while riding on his skis
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