Definition of Pontoniers

1. pontonier [n] - See also: pontonier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontoniers

pontine angle tumour
pontine arteries
pontine cistern
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter
pontine haemorrhage
pontine nuclei
pontine veins
pontis nervi trigeminalis nucleus
pontobulbar body
pontocerebellar recess
pontomedullary groove
pontoniers (current term)
pontoon bridge
pontoon plane
pony cart
pony express
pony in the barn

Literary usage of Pontoniers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"The force of the enemy supporting the pontoniers immediately opened a heavy fire with ... Each attempt of the pontoniers to continue their work was met by a ..."

2. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... one company of sappers, miners, and pontoniers, to he called engineer soldiers; whwh company shall he composed of ten sergeants, or master-workmen, ..."

3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The duties of pontoniers, or constructing temporary military bridges, ... In 1846 a company of "sappers, miners, and pontoniers " was organized as part of ..."

4. Organization of the Bridge Equipage of the United States Army: With by United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1870)
"The number of pontoniers required for the execution of the operations above described, with bridges of different lengths, may be ascertained from the ..."

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