draw-bridge

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  • On this side the island is connected with the main land by means of a draw-bridge. Cited from Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, Mar 1844, Vol. 23, Nbr. 3
  • A draw bridge allowed larger vessels to pass through.
  • There were two entrances to the castle through strong doors and a draw bridge.
  • We passed a second draw-bridge, and found ourselves in the interior of the fortress. Cited from Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family, Andrew Archibald Paton
  • The modern draw bridge is located at the northern limit of the former fort's defenses.
  • The draw bridge was eventually replaced by an easier-to-operate swing bridge.
  • It had a moat and a draw bridge which no longer exist.
  • This bridge was a low-rise swing draw bridge.
  • Access to the fort was by draw bridge across the moat.
  • The former draw bridge was built to honor the military personnel of Putnam County.
  • Widening projects continue, and the eastern draw bridge has been removed from the causeway.
  • Each house was provided with a draw-bridge, and with canoes, by which the communication was carried on. Cited from Amerigo Vespucci, by Frederick A. Ober
  • Slowly the transport passed the draw bridge, through the locks and out into the wide expanse of bay. Cited from The Delta of the Triple Elevens, by William Elmer Bachman
  • The tower stands surrounded by a dry-ditch and is accessible only by draw-bridge.
  • These cannon could be moved about the interior embrasures, and so cover multiple approaches, including draw-bridge.
  • I then explained why he had found the draw-bridge down, the gate open, the chateau undefended. Cited from An Enemy To The King, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • She did not pull the draw-bridge up, at once, but stood there, gazing after him, disturbed. Cited from In Old Kentucky, by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • It has one gate on the inland side with a draw-bridge, and a small postern to the river. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII, by Robert Kerr
  • In the middle scores, a left turn might be blocked occasionally by heavy traffic, a draw bridge, or street cars.
  • In 1427 he started work on a new gate and draw bridge in an undocumented part of the city.
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