cattle grid


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Noun1.cattle grid - a bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
Translations
barrière canadiennepassage canadien
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He believes that Lili must have vaulted over a cattle grid.
Continue past the barns and where the track curves to the right, go over the cattle grid on the far left and follow the path across the field.
1 Pass barns, cross cattle grid and follow path across a field.
The group had chained themselves to excavators and a cattle grid on the site preventing work being carried out for several hours.
And elsewhere, cyclist Julian has fallen off his bike in the remote Pennine Hills and been thrown into a cattle grid.
But how will they cross the terrifying cattle grid that lays ahead?
While negotiating the track, the front of the vehicle slipped off a cattle grid crossing a stream, and sank into mud, leaving it stuck.
Follow it up the hill, cross the main road and continue over the cattle grid up the lane and back to the starting point.
Ryan Quinn, 14, had got his hand lodged in a cattle grid in Portrush, Co Antrim, in January 2009.
The tree-lined gravelled drive, approached over a cattle grid, sweeps between indigenous woodland and post and rail paddocks towards an electrically operated gate.
It's like driving over an extended cattle grid only worse.
Even then, unlike RenAe, I still reckon I wouldn't look like I could fall down a cattle grid