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n. - A bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it.

Usage examples (35)
  • The time it takes to operate the drawbridge is a significant fraction of the headways of the BRT service proposed to run on the bridge.
  • One cannot have this both ways and the proposed second drawbridge is arguably the worst of all possible outcomes here.
  • The drawbridge is the only access to the interior of the castle.
  • A man's home is his castle, of which he is king, and the positioning of the drawbridge is the king's prerogative. for more
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