drawbridge

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  • The drawbridge was kept down and the gate open ready for their return. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • A new drawbridge had been constructed to allow access to the island.
  • A drawbridge was built there, the only access to the island by road.
  • The top of the old drawbridge as seen from the new bridge.
  • The long wooden structure included a drawbridge to allow ships to pass.
  • Of course the drawbridge was up and that meant at least ten minutes wait till the ships went through. Cited from Fanny Goes to War, by Pat Beauchamp
  • For example, an oil can is needed to open the drawbridge near the starting screen.
  • The first stage is a side view of the character trying to cross a drawbridge to reach a castle.
  • When the party arrived they found the drawbridge down, the gates open. Cited from The House of Walderne, by A. D. Crake
  • It was almost dark when they reached the gate of the castle, and the drawbridge was up. Cited from Edwy the Fair or the First Chronicle of Aescendune, by A. D. Crake
  • The drawbridge is opened on demand sometimes three or four times a day, but some days not at all.
  • But Charles only turned to see that his men kept the drawbridge open, and followed him into the house. Cited from The Truce of God, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • At the end I found another nearly as long, connected with it by a drawbridge. Cited from Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal,S. Richardson
  • It also has a drawbridge in perfect condition, one of the last to remain fit for use.
  • A train she was riding on had fallen off a drawbridge into a river.
  • The original entrance was over a drawbridge through the shield wall into the castle.
  • But when he came to the gate they closed it fast, and pulled the drawbridge up. Cited from The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights, by James Knowles
  • By this time they had crossed the drawbridge, the servants leading their horses after them. Cited from At Agincourt, by G. A. Henty
  • The entrance hall was also added to the north by the drawbridge.
  • Further on to the north is the gate where the drawbridge used to be.
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Meaning of drawbridge

  • noun A bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it