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a town in SW England, in central Somerset. Pop: 36 563 (2001)
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  • Albemarle read the subscription, "To my good friend W., at bridgwater."

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • I shall run no risks of betrayal by engaging bridgwater folk.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • We bind and gag the Duke, and we convey him with all speed and quiet out of bridgwater.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • bridgwater had fallen quiet by now; the army was gone and townsfolk were in their beds.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • "It is a miracle you remained in bridgwater," said Richard as they rode.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • At first he thought of making for bridgwater and Lupton House.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • When he was first employed by the Duke of bridgwater he was paid only half a crown a day.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • At bridgwater we have received a welcome only second to that of Taunton.

    For Faith and Freedom Walter Besant
  • Some of the Taunton men in the army rode from bridgwater to see their friends.

    For Faith and Freedom Walter Besant
  • All on board the bridgwater Merchant and the Swallow were in hearty spirits.

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