Bateau bridge
Bateau Ba*teau", n.; pl. {Bateaux}. [F. bateau, LL. batellus, fr. battus, batus, boat, which agrees with AS. b[=a]t boat: cf. W. bad boat. See {Boat}, n.] A boat; esp. a flat-bottomed, clumsy boat used on the Canadian lakes and rivers. [Written also, but less properly, {batteau}.] [1913 Webster]

{Bateau bridge}, a floating bridge supported by bateaux. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bateau bridge — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bateau bridge — noun a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons • Syn: ↑pontoon bridge, ↑floating bridge • Hypernyms: ↑bridge, ↑span • Part Meronyms: ↑pontoon * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bridge — (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge, pavement, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bridge of a steamer — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bridge of the nose — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bridge wall — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bateau — Ba*teau , n.; pl. {Bateaux}. [F. bateau, LL. batellus, fr. battus, batus, boat, which agrees with AS. b[=a]t boat: cf. W. bad boat. See {Boat}, n.] A boat; esp. a flat bottomed, clumsy boat used on the Canadian lakes and rivers. [Written also,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bridge — Synonyms and related words: A string, Amati, Bifrost, Boston, Cremona, D string, E string, Earl of Coventry, G string, L, Pit, Polish bank, R, Russian bank, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius, Texas tower, accouple, accumulate, acting area,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bateau —   n. (pl. teaux ,) Canadian flat bottomed river boat.    ♦ bateau bridge, pontoon bridge …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Bridge To Nowhere — Le Bridge to Nowhere Le Bridge to Nowhere (littéralement « Pont menant nulle part ») est un pont routier en béton enjambant le ruisseau Maungaparua dans le parc national de Whanganui, sur l île du Nord de la Nouvelle Zélande. Aucune… …   Wikipédia en Français

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