Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bridge consisting of a platform supported by piles.

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Examples

  • Poor-House, an institution to become hereafter conspicuous to every tourist who shall prefer the Baltimore and Potomac to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; for the new line crosses the Eastern Branch by a pile-bridge nearly in the rear of the poor-house, and let us hope that when the whistle, like

    Tales of the Chesapeake

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