Definition of bridge of boats in English:

bridge of boats


  • A bridge formed by mooring boats side by side across a river.

    • ‘It's where Xerxes built a bridge of boats and marched across an army to invade Greece.’
    • ‘He lost contact with his base of supply when he crossed the Hudson dismantling the bridge of boats behind him.’
    • ‘William II contemplated invading Ireland, allegedly toying with the idea of building a bridge of boats from Wales.’
    • ‘A bridge of boats was constructed, linking Anglesey to the mainland, to provide another attack route.’