covered bridge

noun

Definition of covered bridge

: a bridge that has its roadway protected by a roof and enclosing sides

Examples of covered bridge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Join a group hike on the Thimbleberry Nature and Snowshoe Trails, then take in a handful of waterfalls and a historic covered bridge on the park's other trails. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Dec. 2021 Mayor Jim Graven made the honor after the Memorial Day commemoration and the Olmsted Falls Historical Society service at the Charles A. Harding covered bridge. cleveland, 7 June 2021 For now, the bridges remain a regular draw for covered bridge enthusiasts and other visitors looking for an interesting attraction. oregonlive, 14 Nov. 2021 In reality, Bruce is the oldest of six from Cornish, N.H., home to the longest covered bridge in America. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Nov. 2021 The bridge is the longest-surviving single-span, wooden-covered bridge in the world. New York Times, 17 Nov. 2021 Read Jamie’s story on the 54 covered bridges of Oregon, and see his covered bridge map below. oregonlive, 23 Sep. 2021 Volcano views and ocean beaches are great, but this time of year there’s just something special about a covered bridge. oregonlive, 23 Sep. 2021 For a quick, easy jaunt, walk the half-mile or so roundtrip to Mossy Glen in Randolph, along a brook with waterfalls and a covered bridge, or take the 3.5-mile Pine Mountain loop for open mountain vistas. BostonGlobe.com, 28 July 2021

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First Known Use of covered bridge

1809, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of covered bridge was in 1809

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29 Dec 2021

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“Covered bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covered%20bridge. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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