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bridge house

noun Nautical.
  1. a deckhouse including a bridge or bridges for navigation.
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Origin of bridge house

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for bridge house

Historical Examples

  • Perhaps that genius might be with him now in the bridge-house.

    The Mummy and Miss Nitocris

    George Griffith

  • As for the bridge-house, there chanced to be no spare quarters for us there.

  • And also when certain warehouses were taken away, and laid into the Bridge-House, the annual sum of £6.

  • One turns north towards us, with a busy windmiller of a signalman a-top the bridge-house.


    David W. Bone