There always remains an unbridged gulf between the man and the law.
As long as the ocean was unbridged it was impossible for any one save Hanuman to cross it.
The highways were generally of fair character, but the larger streams were unbridged.
What they meant for his mind was the unbridged chasm between nature and the sufferings of man.
It was a wild road, and the pony had to splash his way through two unbridged rivers, swollen with the summer rains.
In order to carry out Buller's plan he must cross an unbridged river and struggle through a country of which little was known.
Herded behind the unbridged waters of the Boyne, he has been forced to live in a very Tibet of intellectual isolation.
Two weeks later he reached Winchester, after having made the dangerous crossing of the unbridged Shenandoah River.
Our railways would have been unbuilt, and the Atlantic Ocean would have been unbridged by steam.
The larger rivers are unbridged, but there are numerous government ferries.
"causeway over a ravine or river," Old English brycge, from Proto-Germanic *brugjo (cf. Old Saxon bruggia, Old Norse bryggja, Old Frisian brigge, Dutch brug, Old High German brucca, German Brücke), from PIE root *bhru "log, beam," hence "wooden causeway" (cf. Gaulish briva "bridge," Old Church Slavonic bruvuno "beam," Serbian brv "footbridge"). For vowel evolution, see bury. Meaning "bony upper part of the nose" is from early 15c.; of stringed instruments from late 14c.
card game, 1886 (perhaps as early as 1843), an alteration of biritch, but the source and meaning of that are obscure. "Probably of Levantine origin, since some form of the game appears to have been long known in the Near East" [OED]. One guess is that it represents Turkish *bir-üç "one-three," because one hand is exposed and three are concealed. The game also was known early as Russian whist (attested in English from 1839).
Old English brycgian "to bridge, make a causeway," from bridge (n.). Related: Bridged; bridging.
An anatomical structure resembling a bridge or span.
The upper part of the ridge of the nose formed by the nasal bones.
A fixed or removable replacement for one or several but not all of the natural teeth, usually anchored at each end to a natural tooth.
One of the threads of protoplasm that appears to pass from one cell to another.