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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.
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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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