Synonyms for culvert

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The adjacency of the edge of the culvert warned him of what had befallen.

It also indicates to the drivers the location of the end of the culvert.

These are usually constructed with endwalls integral with the barrel of the culvert.

"I don't know—I couldn't see—we ran into a culvert," replied Maud.

There was a shrieking streak of white and he disappeared under a culvert.

Their crossing was at a culvert, where the road passed under the tracks.

Every little bridge and culvert had been known and was provided for.

The culvert was built underneath a trestle which was afterwards filled in.

The contractors then built the culvert which has a barrel 140 ft. long.

His nose has been broken at some time or other, and is arched like a culvert now.

WORD ORIGIN

1773, origin unknown, perhaps, as Weekley suggests, the name of a long-forgotten engineer or bridge-builder.

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