Oakum and Tow

Oakum

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Oakum noun – Loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships.
Tow and oakum are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tow" instead a noun "Oakum".
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Tow

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Tow noun – The act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope.
Oakum and tow are semantically related. You can use "Oakum" instead a noun "Tow".
Nearby Words: towage, towed, towing
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Tow and Oakum. (2016). Retrieved 2019, February 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/oakum/tow
Oakum & Tow. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Feb. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/oakum/tow>.
Tow or Oakum. 2016. Accessed February 24, 2019. https://thesaurus.plus/related/oakum/tow.

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