Definition of Bailey bridge

1. Noun. A temporary bridge designed for rapid construction.

Generic synonyms: Bridge, Span



Definition of Bailey bridge

1. Noun. a portable pre-fabricated truss bridge, designed for use by military engineering units. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailey Bridge

Bahrainis
Bahram
Bahrein
Bahrein Island
Bahreini
Bahá'í
Bahá'ís
Bai
Baianism
Baic
Baikal
Baikal teal
Baikal teals
Baikonur
Bailey
Bailey bridge (current term)
Bailey bridges
Baileys
Baillarger's bands
Baillarger's lines
Bailliart's ophthalmodynamometer
Bainbridge reflex
Baiomys
Baiomys taylori
Bairava
Baird's tapir
Baird's tapirs
Bairdiella
Bairdiella chrysoura
Bairiki

Literary usage of Bailey bridge

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1. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"One item of our normal demonstration included lifting a dummy girder, and this apparently tickled the fancy of Sir Donald Bailey, of Bailey bridge fame, ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1867)
"THE NEW Bailey bridge : DEANSGATE, &c. — Deansgate is bounded by the Irwell ... There is an opening left for a bridge [the New Bailey bridge] over the river ..."

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