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bolt
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 25
1. In the manner of a bolt; suddenly; straight; unbendingly.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A shaft or missile intended to be shot from a crossbow or catapult, esp. a short, stout, blunt- headed arrow; a quarrel; an arrow, or that which resembles an arrow; a dart.
5. An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter.
6. A compact package or roll of cloth, as of canvas or silk, often containing about forty yards.
7. A bundle, as of oziers.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To start forth like a bolt or arrow; to spring abruptly; to come or go suddenly; to dart; as, to bolt out of the room.
2. To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.
3. To spring suddenly aside, or out of the regular path; as, the horse bolted.
5. A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt.
6. A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out.
3. To swallow without chewing; as, to bolt food.
5. To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge, as conies, rabbits, etc.
6. To fasten or secure with, or as with, a bolt or bolts, as a door, a timber, fetters; to shackle; to restrain.
7. To sift or separate the coarser from the finer particles of, as bran from flour, by means of a bolter; to separate, assort, refine, or purify by other means.
8. To discuss or argue privately, and for practice, as cases at law.
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