Etymology
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drawbridge (n.)

also draw-bridge, "bridge which may be drawn up or let down," c. 1300, drawebrigge, from draw (v.) + bridge (n.).

updated on October 06, 2018

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Definitions of drawbridge from WordNet

drawbridge (n.)
a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it;
Synonyms: lift bridge
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