Definition of Bateau bridge
1. Noun. A temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons.
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Literary usage of Bateau bridge
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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"1. span; spec, drawbridge, viaduct, bateau, bridge, bascule bridge, Bifrost (mythol.). 2. See PLATFORM. bridge, v. 1. & i. span, overbridge (rare). bridle, ..."
2. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"Bateau-bridge. Is a floating bridge supported by bateaux or light boats. See PONTONS. Bateau d'Avant-garde (Fr.). A small light boat attached to the ..."
3. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union by United States War Dept, Robert Nicholson Scott (1881)
"Should these reasons not appear satisfactory, and a bateau bridge be decided ... General Banks' idea of the economy of resorting to a bateau bridge was ..."