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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Take in Tow (To).
 
Take under guidance. A man who takes a lad in tow acts as his guide and director. To tow a ship or barge is to guide and draw it along by tow-lines.   1
       
“Too proud for bards to take in tow my name.”
       
Peter Pindar: Future Laureate, Part ii.
 


 Take a Hair of the Dog that Bit You.Take Mourning (To). 

 
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