Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See bridge.
  • n. An obsolete form of bridge.

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Examples

  • "We won't cross the bredge till we git thar," she said.

    Down the Ravine

  • An 'a thin mist seemed to hang about her white frock, but not over her face, fur when she reached the middle o' the foot-bredge she laid her hand agin on the rail, an 'in the clear light o' the candle Mill'cent seen the harnt's face.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • A young 'oman she war, a-crossin 'this bredge with her child in her arms.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • An 'they seen the water a-shinin' an 'a-plungin' down the gorge, an 'the glistenin' of the frost on the floor o 'the bredge.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • An 'all of a suddenty a light fell on the furder eend o' the foot-bredge -- a waverin 'light, mighty white an' misty in the darksomeness.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • The candle shone on the water, fur it didn't flare, an 'when the 'oman held her hand before it the light made a bright spot on the foot-bredge an' in the dark air about her, an 'on the fir branches over her head.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • An 'Em'ry he' lowed Mill'cent shouldn't cross the foot-bredge whilst the light warn't clar -- I wonder the critter hed that much sense!

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • But ez he war crossin 'the foot-bredge some o' the pursuin 'party war fordin' the ruver over thar, an 'thinkin' he'd make out ter escape they fired on him, jes 'ez the feller tried ter surrender.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • She jes 'stood fur a second a-screamin' like a wild painter, an 'jumped off'n the bredge arter it.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

  • Jes ez they got toler'ble nigh the foot-bredge a sudden cloud kem over the face o 'the sky.

    The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895

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