Definition of Thowls

1. thowl [n] - See also: thowl



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thowls

thousand legs
thousand one
thousand times
thousandaire
thousandaires
thousandfold
thousandfolds
thousands
thousandth
thousandths
thou’dst
thowel
thowels
thowl
thowless
thowls (current term)
thowt
thowts
thozalinone
thrack
thracked
thracking
thracks
thrae
thraldom
thraldoms
thrall
thralldom
thralldoms
thralled

Literary usage of Thowls

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1. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1820)
"He gave orders to have thowls kept in the boat ... I put them in the boat; there were thowls plenty, I cannot say how many. Had you orders to prepare any ..."

2. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1844)
"He pulls merely by little copper thowls that ship into the bulwarks, and are carried in one small bag, next to the other which holds the spy-glass. ..."

3. Rowing and Track Athletics by Samuel Crowther, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1905)
"The English find that their crews get together much more quickly with the thowls than with the swivels, and I believe that this feature of the ..."

4. Instructions to Young Sportsmen: In All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker, William Trotter Porter (1846)
"... becomes the stroke oar, would have the gun too much in his way to be able to row. He pulls merely by little copper thowls that ship into the bulwarks, ..."

5. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"He pulls merely by little copper thowls that ship into the bulwarks, and are carried in one small bag, next to the other which holds the spyglass. ..."

6. The Wild-fowler: A Treatise on Ancient and Modern Wild-fowling, Historical by Henry Coleman Folkard (1864)
"Wooden thowls should be used in all gunning-punts; iron or copper or fixed rowlocks are one and all objectionable, and more especially those heavy prominent ..."

7. The Arts of Rowing and Training: With an Appendix Containing the Laws of by "Argonaut". (1866)
"The two upper stays are the shortest, and, with the rowlock plate, are in one piece; the thowls, generally of beech wood cased with iron, are separate, ..."

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