Definitions

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  • n. A builder of bridges.

Etymologies

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bridge +‎ builder

Examples

  • As a bridgebuilder he has not had his equal on the face of the earth.

    The Great Bridge

  • A century later, D. B. Steinman, a noted bridgebuilder and professor of civil engineering, would write, Under such a curriculum the average college boy of today would be left reeling and staggering.

    The Great Bridge

  • No sir, no man can be a bridgebuilder who must educate his nerves.

    The Great Bridge

  • Overman, dead for fifteen years by this time, once told Roebling that life was a result of movement and death only a change of movement and it had made a lasting impression on the bridgebuilder.

    The Great Bridge

  • The man who did was Charles Ellet, who in 1845 was the best-known bridgebuilder in America.

    The Great Bridge

  • The author was a famous bridgebuilder himself and was long considered the authority on John A. Roebling.

    The Great Bridge

  • SACRAMENTO, CA - The personal residence of legendary bridgebuilder CC Myers is scheduled to be sold at a foreclosure auction on the courthouse steps July 1.

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  • His oldest boy, the bridgebuilder, he had ordered off to war, but Ferdinand had been kept at home, Ferdinand’s services to the wire business being too valuable to spare, according to John Roebling.

    The Great Bridge

  • On New Year’s Day, 1855, his wife had been delivered of still another child, but this apparently came as a great surprise to the bridgebuilder when the news reached him at Niagara Falls.

    The Great Bridge

  • Eads’s own first instructions on caissons had been given by the French bridgebuilder Moreaux largely because Moreaux happened to be chief engineer for a leading French ironworks that, like the Keystone company, wanted to do the superstructure for Eads’s bridge.

    The Great Bridge

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