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4 entries found for bridge.
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Main Entry: 1bridge
Pronunciation: primarystressbrij
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English brycg "bridge"
1 : a structure built over something (as a river or a railroad) so people can cross
2 : a platform above and across the deck of a ship for the captain or officer in charge
3 a : something resembling a bridge (as the upper bony part of the nose) b : music that connects the sections of a song or composition
4 : a curved piece serving to raise the strings of a musical instrument
5 : an artificial replacement for one or more teeth in the mouth that is fastened to the remaining nearby teeth
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