2. Verb. (past of pontoon) ¹
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Definition of Pontooned
1. pontoon [v] - See also: pontoon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontooned
Literary usage of Pontooned
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1887)
"... All that is necessary for this purpose is that they should he made of wood as usual, and pontooned by means of a few empty casks, or other air-tight or ..."
2. The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States by Joel Tyler Headley (1866)
"... which is here crossed by a railroad bridge, he pontooned, and then hurried off Sweeny's division, ..."
3. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society by Franklin Lafayette Riley, Mississippi Historical Society (1902)
"opposite the place where the lake was to be pontooned. The brigades of DeCourcy and Blair, at the signal, moved gallantly forward, and, crossing the abattis ..."
4. Afoot and Alone: A Walk from Sea to Sea by the Southern Route. Adventures by Stephen Powers (1872)
"... towering islands of grass-tufts, no thicker than your hat, or pontooned over with lilies for the march of Naiad armies. •zard, having eyed mo a long ..."
5. Michigan in the War by Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, John Robertson (1882)
"... from the rich planters, which were all they had to till their lands with. largest of the streams had to be 'pontooned,1 but Sherman had his pontoons and ..."
6. History of the First and Second Missouri Confederate Brigades: 1861-1865 by Robert S. Bevier (1879)
"... was over the railroad bridge and across a steamboat, which had been anchored in the water and pontooned from shore to shore. ..."