from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A rope used to unite the pontoons of a floating bridge.
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ASPEN MATTHEWS pops ONLY her head and everything above her breast-line out of the bathroom doorway pointing at the towel on the chair.
At times they were puzzled to know whether the approaching object were really an airplane or a great bird, for it surely looked like a bird with its swelling breast-line and slightly tilted broad-shouldered wings.