[ UK /tˈə‍ʊpɑːθ/ ]
  1. a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats
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How To Use towpath In A Sentence

  • The prospect of an intense evening of ‘towpath humping’ at a rainy, windswept canal near Paisley doesn't faze the actress in the least.
  • They were chased for more than half a mile by this angry bird, who reared up to his full height in the water, beat his wings and mounted the towpath in order to drive them off.
  • What does a gent do when he is walking along a towpath, with a river on one side and a road on the other? Times, Sunday Times
  • If you are getting restless, you can leave the city walls behind for green and rural Cheshire - as in cheese, grinning cats, Iron Age hill forts, Norman castles, cycle trails, sandstone ridges and canal towpaths.
  • Tonight, as last night, it's just a towpath used by people walking their dogs and a black river lapping the bank.
  • I finally went for a walk along the canal towpath, which is indeed very beautiful, and only a few minutes outside Princeton! And after that...
  • At points the towpath is bordered with mature trees and thickets of elder and hawthorn, home to many different species of birds.
  • When I walk along the canal towpath and see people fishing that reminds me of James because he loves fishing.
  • Tourists step on to the river bank beside a ramshackle green hut and walk along a towpath under a busy road bridge. Times, Sunday Times
  • Much of the route follows the towpath of the Caledonian Canal.
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