Definitions for "Drawbridge"
Keywords:  moat, castle, bridge, ditch, gatehouse
A bridge of which either the whole or a part is made to be raised up, let down, or drawn or turned aside, to admit or hinder communication at pleasure, as before the gate of a town or castle, or over a navigable river or canal.
A bridge over a moat or ditch that can be drawn back or raised from the inner side.
a large heavy door that lowers across a moat to enter a castle, and raises to block entrance