towboat definition by Webster's New World
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- ☆ a boat used for pushing a barge or group of barges in inland waters
towboat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- See tugboat.
- A powerful, shallow-draft boat with a broad bow, intended to push barges on rivers and canals.