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bolted


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolt  \Bolt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bolted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bolting}.] 
  1.  To  shoot;  to  discharge  or  drive  forth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolt  \Bolt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bolted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bolting}.]  [OE.  bolten,  boulten,  OF  buleter  F.  bluter,  fr 
  Ll  buletare  buratare  cf  F.  bure  coarse  woolen  stuff;  fr 
  L.  burrus  red.  See  {Borrel},  and  cf  {Bultel}.] 
  1.  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 
 
  He  now  had  bolted  all  the  flour.  --Spenser. 
 
  Ill  schooled  in  bolted  language.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  separate,  as  if  by  sifting  or  bolting;  --  with  out 
 
  Time  and  nature  will  bolt  out  the  truth  of  things 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  discuss  or  argue  privately,  and  for  practice,  as 
  cases  at  law.  --Jacob. 
 
  {To  bolt  to  the  bran},  to  examine  thoroughly,  so  as  to 
  separate  or  discover  everything  important.  --Chaucer. 
 
  This  bolts  the  matter  fairly  to  the  bran.  --Harte. 
 
  The  report  of  the  committee  was  examined  and  sifted 
  and  bolted  to  the  bran.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bolted 
  adj  :  firmly  fastened  or  secured  against  opening;  "windows  and 
  doors  were  all  fast";  "a  locked  closet";  "left  the 
  house  properly  secured"  [syn:  {barred},  {fast},  {latched}, 
  {locked},  {secured}] 




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