covered bridge


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cov·ered bridge

 (kŭv′ərd)
n.
A bridge whose roadway is enclosed by a roof and by walls on both sides.

Covered Bridge

A bridge with wooden trusses and a roof so that the trusses were protected from the weather.
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Noun1.Covered Bridge - a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sidescovered bridge - a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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The doomed man was marched down a hall and out at a door-way into the covered Bridge of Sighs, through it and into the dungeon and unto his death.
Many are now closed to vehicular traffic, including Decatur County's Westport covered bridge over Sand Creek.
From an old crone's rank and cluttered keep to a grime-dusted country morgue, from a haunted covered bridge to a stately home so hopelessly benighted that even a lively harvest celebration there can turn wakelike and dreary in an instant, ``Sleepy Hollow'' presents an ever-unfolding nightscape of dread.
Poke around among historic buildings, walk across the Stanislaus River on a century-old covered bridge, or take advantage of the river's recreational possibilities.
6 mi), Covered Bridge Rd from Hwy 85/4 to the Covered Bridge (1.
The city is known as the Covered Bridge Capital of the West and the six covered bridges and a swinging bridge are the highlight of a visit to the area.
If a sagging covered bridge in Lyndonville collapses into the Passumpsic River, some officials fear it could dam the stream and generate flooding.
Grants also are going toward building a rest stop at the Mount Washington Scenic Overlook in Coos County, preserving the Stark Covered Bridge over the Upper Ammonoosuc River, preserving the Cresson Covered Bridge in Swanzey and Ashuelot River Covered Bridge in Winchester and helping Albany acquire more than 293 acres to protect the Mount Washington Valley and the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, among other projects.
Then I detailed a sawmill and pond, a covered bridge .
Rushville also hosts one of the largest car shows in the state on the Fourth of July and the Moscow Covered Bridge Festival in June.
The covered bridge linking the two structures not only creates a dramatic passageway, it also serves as a solar collector, providing auxiliary heat for both the master bedroom and the main house.