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bridge house

noun, Nautical
1.
a deckhouse including a bridge or bridges for navigation.
Origin of bridge house
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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  • But this was only half the feast, for next day the wedding was again kept at the bridge house with great cheer.

    London Walter Besant
  • With these, of course, no one at the bridge house had anything to do, except Violet.

    The Inglises Margaret Murray Robertson
  • It was undoubtedly Tudor, and he was evidently coming to bridge house.

    A Fortunate Term Angela Brazil
  • They might have to leave the bridge house and Singleton, and where could they go?

    The Inglises Margaret Murray Robertson
  • He pointed to an indistinct mass bearing down upon the bridge house.

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
  • It was Arthur who brought word to the bridge house as to what had been the result.

    For the Faith Evelyn Everett-Green
  • On reaching the bridge house, she begged that they might get out there, instead of driving up to the house.

  • They were all taken to the bridge house, where we had made preparation to receive them.

    For the Faith Evelyn Everett-Green
  • June came, and then there was a sudden sorrow at the bridge house.

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
  • He may repent him of the friendships he made at the bridge house.

    The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn Evelyn Everett-Green

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