Recent Examples of drawbridge from the Web
Brickell the Miracle Dog lived five years after plummeting three stories off an opening drawbridge.
The damming of the river and building an actual drawbridge that worked.
Crews will make electrical upgrades to the span and work on drawbridge maintenance.
But it is enveloped in ambient city noise ranging from the sound of cars sloshing through rain to the incessant and insistent clanging of a Milwaukee River drawbridge.
The guinea pigs step tentatively over the drawbridge and begin to explore.
The two outside traffic lanes on the Broadway Bridge close at 9 a.m. Monday for a six-month project that will replace four large steel wheels that open and close the drawbridge.
When the Brickell Avenue drawbridge goes up, so do tempers of drivers trapped in downtown Miami gridlock.
The Amtrak Northeast Corridor passenger rail line has three drawbridges in Harford County, one of which will be upgraded and the other two which could be eliminated under a federal study released in late December.
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First Known Use of drawbridge
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Definition of drawbridge for English Language Learners
: a bridge that can be raised up so that people cannot cross it or so that boats can pass under it
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