Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bridger, James 1804-1881. American frontiersman and fur trader famous for his tall tales.

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Examples

  • Chief Superintendent Martin Bridger, Lambeth's borough commander, has asked people to call him direct with gun crime intelligence.

    Fight The Power

  • “Once again, we appreciate the referral,” Radcliff spoke up, referring to the Bridger Railroad case.

    Hell’s Gate

  • “Tomorrow morning the Chicago National Trust is going to call the Bridger Railroad loan.”

    Hell’s Gate

  • "Air ye all ready, Bill?" called Bridger from his station, his rifle cocked and the delicate triggers set, so perfect in their mechanism that the lightest touch against the trigger edge would loose the hammer.

    The Covered Wagon

  • Bridger, which is part of the True Cos. of Casper, Wyo., expects to begin construction of the pipeline in July and finish it by year's end, according to commission filings.

    Newsvine - Get Smarter Here

  • There are many of these canyons, or steep valleys, more or less narrow, through which they could glide, such as Bridger Gap, through which runs the Pacific

    Robur the Conqueror

  • The stream near the bank of which our camp lay, flows into the southeast arm of Yellowstone lake, and for which the name "Upper Yellowstone" has been suggested by some of our party; but Lieutenant Doane says that he thinks he has seen on an old map the name "Bridger" given to some body of water near the

    The Discovery of Yellowstone Park

  • There are many of these canyons, or steep valleys, more or less narrow, through which they could glide, such as Bridger

    Robur the Conqueror

  • At this the old lady who had called Bridger wicked stepped up to Jim and said, “Mr. Bridger, I hope you will excuse me, for what I said.

    Chief of Scouts

  • My great great grand father, Jim Bridger married Little Fawn, Chief Washakie's daughter, therefore I am part Shoshone, I agree that the Native Americans do deserve an apology.

    Senate apologizes for slavery

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