Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bridged} (br[i^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bridging}.] 1. To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river. [1913 Webster]

Their simple engineering bridged with felled trees the streams which could not be forded. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

2. To open or make a passage, as by a bridge. [1913 Webster]

Xerxes . . . over Hellespont Bridging his way, Europe with Asia joined. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; -- generally with over. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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