Definition of "towhead" [towhead]

  • (noun) A head of white-blond hair resembling tow.
  • (noun) A person with such hair.
  • (noun) A sandbar or low-lying alluvial island in a river, especially one with a stand of trees.

Use "towhead" in a sentence

  • "The towhead was a rattling big distance off, away out there in the middle of the river, but I didn't lose no time; and when I struck the raft at last I was so fagged I would a just laid down to blow and gasp if I could afforded it."
  • "The watchman shot out of the place again; Ealer seized the wheel, set an engine back with power, and held his breath while the boat reluctantly swung away from a 'towhead' which she was about to knock into the middle of the Gulf of Mexico!"
  • "The towhead was a rattling big distance off, away out there in the middle of the river, but I didn’t lose no time; and when I struck the raft at last I was so fagged I would a just laid down to blow and gasp if I could afforded it."

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