By including the word “Zion,” we had pulled up the drawbridge.
“It was sort of like one of those scenes where the drawbridge comes up and the dungeon door closes,” Relin recalled.
I put out my drawbridge and got back to the hotel and started the fire.
"I wish they would come and turn this drawbridge away," said Rollo.
But loud shouts were raised on the drawbridge, and it was evident it was occupied by the enemy.
I pictured dungeons and a drawbridge, perhaps a secret passage.
Letting down the drawbridge for me now may attract observation.
Cousin Philippe stayed outside and kept watch at the drawbridge.
Between the drawbridge and the portcullis were two small guard-houses, which, very carelessly, had been left empty.
The drawbridge was down, and the duty of the day was about being entered upon.