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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawbridge, lift bridge(noun)

    a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it


  1. drawbridge(Noun)

    A hinged bridge which can be raised (to prevent its being crossed, as across a moat, or to allow watercraft to travel beneath it).

  2. Origin: From draw + bridge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawbridge(noun)

    a bridge of which either the whole or a part is made to be raised up, let down, or drawn or turned aside, to admit or hinder communication at pleasure, as before the gate of a town or castle, or over a navigable river or canal


  1. Drawbridge

    A drawbridge or draw-bridge is a type of movable bridge typically associated with the entrance of a castle surrounded by a moat. The term is often used to describe all different types of movable bridges, like bascule bridges and lift bridges.


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Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. drawbridge

    A bridge of which the whole or part is made to be let down, or drawn or turned aside, to admit or hinder communication at pleasure, as before the gate of a town or castle. It is called bascule, swivel, or rolling bridge according as it turns on a hinge vertically, on a pivot horizontally, or is pushed lengthwise on rollers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawbridge in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawbridge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of drawbridge in a Sentence

  1. Germany Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We have the character of an island nation - independent, forthright, passionate in defense of our sovereignty - and of institutions that have served us well for many hundreds of years, but we are also an open nation ... And I never want us to pull up the drawbridge and retreat from the world.

  2. Amnesty International deputy director:

    For refugees fleeing from terrifying conflict zones to be met by such an intimidating show of militarized force is shocking, and a woefully irresponsible response to people already traumatized by war and brutality, this 'raise the drawbridge' mentality will simply redirect, but not put an end to, desperate and dangerous journeys.

  3. The President:

    We've got to learn the right lessons from that. The lesson is not that we pull up the drawbridge and build a moat around ourselves, the lesson is that we've got to make sure that the trade deals that we do shape our ones that allow us to compete fairly.

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