bridgework bridgework

Definition(s):

  • (n) a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth

Usage(s):

  1. In Nocturne: Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge, an abruptly edited segment of bridgework intersects a ghostly slice of the Chelsea riverbank.
  2. This latest in Neil Simon's fantasies of generation-gap bridgework runs mainly on charm, not on the bile and bathos that fueled Only When I Laugh and I Ought to Be in Pictures.
  3. Subsequent examination developed that a pugilist is no stronger than his bridgework.

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Quotes

  • "People bring dental gold in, things that come out like bridgework and sometimes there's still a tooth in it," Beck said. "At first, you know, it's kind of surprising but now, I just knock the tooth out of it and buy it."
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Beck Source: Fall River Herald News

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