bridgebuilding love

Definitions

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  • n. The construction of bridges.

Etymologies

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bridge +‎ building

Examples

  • Doing a little bridgebuilding between the keys while trying to derail the conversation?

    Think Progress » Pence ‘Considering’ Challenging Evan Bayh As Bayh Attacks The ‘Left’

  • MR. BERGER: There apparently are some bridgebuilding kind of civic action efforts that were requested by local leaders, and that is something that is very much a part of the UNISOM operation in Somalia.

    Press Briefing By Sec L Bentsen In Japan

  • “Leave bridgebuilding to younger folks”: JAR to Charles Swan, April 1865, RUL; also quoted in Schuyler, The Roeblings, p.

    The Great Bridge

  • Never had he seen such weather for bridgebuilding, C. C. Martin said.

    The Great Bridge

  • For example, several years prior to the time Tweed developed an interest in bridgebuilding, he had commenced a new County Courthouse on Chambers Street, just across the park from City Hall, or almost directly in line with where the New York entrance to the bridge was to be.

    The Great Bridge

  • He had survived hard times, fires, cholera epidemics, the hazards of bridgebuilding, accidents at the mill, and his own particular notions about maintaining good health, which to some may have seemed the surest sign of all that the man was indestructible.

    The Great Bridge

  • And all of his other talents aside, nobody made a better show of bridgebuilding.

    The Great Bridge

  • Washington had been the one member of the family ever to go off and work with John Roebling at bridgebuilding.

    The Great Bridge

  • All the cable spinning, the most exciting, difficult part of the work, was done under his direction, his father having concluded that he would henceforth “leave bridgebuilding to younger folks.”

    The Great Bridge

  • The other did -- bridgebuilding, irrigation, timber cruising.

    The Plunderer

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