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covered bridge

a bridge that is enclosed by a roof and walls. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Headquarters were in the village across the river, spanned by a covered bridge.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • The North Fork was deep and strong and crossed by a covered bridge.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • We heard the thump of hoofs and wheels booming in the covered bridge.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • The covered bridge of the Rialto was used as the Exchange at Venice.

  • Beyond it runs the Loyalhanna, a small stream, which was at this time very shallow, with a covered bridge over it.

  • The warehouses stood on the river-bank, at the foot of the street, just south of the new "covered bridge."

    The Two Vanrevels Booth Tarkington
  • Moorestown lay directly across the river, and was reached by the long, covered bridge which spanned the stream.

    The Telegraph Messenger Boy Edward S. Ellis
  • When they came to the covered bridge which crossed the river, Lily forced Maria into a run until they reached the other side.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She saw the young doctor driving towards them out of the covered bridge!

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
  • The order for no talk seemed silly as we clattered along the boards, making a noise like a four-horse team on a covered bridge.

    A Yankee in the Trenches R. Derby Holmes

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