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English definition of “drawbridge”

drawbridge

noun [C]     /ˈdrɔː.brɪdʒ/ US  /ˈdrɑː-/
a bridge that can be raised or brought down in order to protect a castle from attack or to allow big boats to go under itFortificationsBridges
(Definition of drawbridge noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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