Tow vs Hards - What's the difference?

tow | hards |


As nouns the difference between tow and hards

is that tow is the act of towing and the condition of being towed or tow can be an untwisted bundle of fibers such as , flax, hemp or jute while hards is .

As a verb tow

is to pull something behind one using a line or chain; to haul.

tow

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

(en verb)
  • To pull something behind one using a line or chain; to haul.
  • Noun

    (wikipedia tow) (en noun)
  • The act of towing and the condition of being towed.
  • It isn't the car's battery, I think I need a tow .
  • Something, such as a tugboat, that tows.
  • Something, such as a barge, that is towed.
  • A rope or cable used in towing.
  • Derived terms
    * in tow / on tow * tow rope * tow truck * towy * under tow * undertow

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain; compare (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An untwisted bundle of fibers such as , flax, hemp or jute.
  • Derived terms
    * tow haired * towhead

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    hards

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (head)
  • Etymology 2

    Old English herdes, Anglo-Saxon (heordan).

    Alternative forms

    * hurds

    Noun

    (-)
  • The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.
  • (Webster 1913)

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