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  • n. Plural form of bridge-ward.

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Examples

  • “But he alleges,” said the Abbot, “that the bridge-wards have been in possession of these dues, and have rendered them available for more than fifty years — and the baron threatens violence — meanwhile, the journey of the pilgrims is interrupted, to the prejudice of their own souls and the diminution of the revenues of

    The Monastery

  • "But he alleges," said the Abbot, "that the bridge-wards have been in possession of these dues, and have rendered them available for more than fifty years -- and the baron threatens violence -- meanwhile, the journey of the pilgrims is interrupted, to the prejudice of their own souls and the diminution of the revenues of Saint Mary.

    The Monastery

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