an officer or soldier in charge of bridge equipment or the construction of pontoon bridges.
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How to use pontonier in a sentence
pontonier′, Pontonnier′, one who has charge of a pontoon; Pontoon′-bridge, a platform or roadway supported upon pontoons.
British Dictionary definitions for pontonier
military obsolete a person in charge of or involved in building a pontoon bridge
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