DRAWBRIDGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DRAWBRIDGE
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drawbridge
 n.  a bridge that can be raised to block passage, in order to allow boats to pass beneath it
Classic Sentence:
1  There was an entrance from the west through the outer stockade, which communicated by a drawbridge, with a similar opening in the interior defences.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  De Bracy winded his horn three times, and the archers and cross-bow men, who had manned the wall upon seeing their approach, hastened to lower the drawbridge, and admit them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  Two halberdiers, clad in black, guarded the drawbridge, and others, in the same sad livery, glided to and fro upon the walls with a funereal pace, resembling spectres more than soldiers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  We shall be finely helped, if the churl Saxons should have realized your Grace's vision, of converting feudal drawbridges into gibbets; and yonder bold-spirited Cedric seemeth one to whom such an imagination might occur.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
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