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flybridge

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[flahy-brij]
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noun Nautical.
  1. flying bridge.

Origin of flybridge

First recorded in 1605–15; fly1 + bridge1

flying bridge

noun
  1. Also called flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridge. Nautical. a small, often open deck or platform above the pilothouse or main cabin, having duplicate controls and navigational equipment.
  2. Architecture. skybridge(def 2).

Origin of flying bridge

First recorded in 1480–90
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British Dictionary definitions for fly-bridge

flying bridge

noun
  1. an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge
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