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.
Two weeks after landing on the National Register of Historic Places, the one-lane Coffin Road covered bridge was hit by a rented box truck on June 27, 2018.
15 (1866) The new covered bridge, which replaced the original covered bridge over the Pearl River at Jackson that was destroyed during the War for Southern Independence, collapsed when the pilings near the eastern edge were washed away.
(AP) Now is the time to see the covered bridge that appeared in the Walt Disney movie "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey."
If you've ever come upon a covered bridge, purposely or by accident, you likely were drawn to its unique structure, so different from today's modern bridges.
At the Bennington Center for the Arts, the Covered Bridge Museum provides a short film introduction along with exhibits about aspects of construction, models of these one-lane bridges, and associated art such as paintings by the prolific Eric Sloane, an authority on early American rural architecture, who created 15,000 paintings and wrote 38 books.
I enjoyed the story in the May/June issue about the covered bridge in Frankenmuth, Michigan ("GRIT'S Covered Bridge").
>> Home to more than 50 covered bridges, the Granite State also owns and maintains the longest covered bridge in New England, at 449 feet: the 1866 Town lattice truss bridge linking Cornish, New Hampshire, and Windsor, Vermont, over the Connecticut River.
Spanning so many of those steps and trout was a covered bridge. Not only was this historic structure the classroom to countless self-taught fly fishing lessons, unbeknownst to me, the bridge was to be the setting to a few of my life's finest moments.
A covered bridge, also called a "lounge bridge" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) is a Chinese type of bridge that has a roof ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
The five flavors of potato chips--Original, Salt & Vinegar, Cheddar & Sour Cream, Original Bar-B-Q and Honey Bar-B-Q--feature information panels of the following places on the back of each bag: Ohiopyle Falls, the Wolf Rocks in Linn Run State Park, the Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail, the Somerset Historical Center and the Lower Humbert Covered Bridge. The photo of a barn on the front of the package is to remind consumers of the structures seen throughout Berlin.