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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a bolt of lightning/a lightning bolt (=lightning that appears as a long white line)
▪ The tree was struck by a lightning bolt.
a bolt of lightning/a lightning bolt (=lightning that appears as a long white line)
▪ The tree was struck by a lightning bolt.
bolt the door (=slide a metal bar across to fasten it)
▪ Once inside, he bolted the door.
sit bolt upright (=suddenly sit up very straight, for example because you hear something)
▪ Suddenly she sat bolt upright and said, ‘What was that?’
sit/stand bolt upright (=sit or stand with your back very straight)
▪ Murphy and I both sat bolt upright when we heard the alarm.
▪ The skies darkened and lightning bolts split the sky.
▪ The fingerboard is rosewood with the somewhat imposing lightning bolt inlays which share the blue livery chosen for this particular model.
▪ The lightning bolt hit the house in Kingsteignton, south Devon, but no-one was hurt, said police.
▪ Stay on the left and let it come up close, jumping over its lightning bolts in the process.
▪ They exploded against her like lightning bolts.
▪ We'd been struck by a lightning bolt.
▪ At a little after three, Neville drew the bolts upon the Swan's door and retired to his chambers.
▪ He turned up the handle, drew the bolt back, drove it forward, Jerking the handle down.
▪ Neville drew the brass bolts and flung the door open to sniff the morning air.
▪ She heard him drop quietly on the other side, and draw the bolt.
▪ Menzies gestured towards the front door and went through to draw the bolt.
▪ The shopkeeper drew the bolt upon the door and slipped out into the night.
▪ For the Crown Prince was far from having shot his second bolt.
▪ Tommy shot the bolts on the tailgate and let it drop.
▪ Og course that may mean we're shutting the door after the horse has shot it s bolt.
▪ He got up, as if he had shot his last bolt.
▪ Waller'd shot the bolt and lowered his eyes.
▪ She shot bolt upright, pulse racing, mouth dry, and then she remembered the owls.
▪ They've shot their bolt Geoffrey; they've let you get away.
▪ She shot the bolt and then fetched her toilet things.
▪ Once inside, she slid the bolt, leaning thankfully against the door, a maelstrom of emotions fighting for supremacy.
▪ Julie banged the door shut and slid the bolts into place.
▪ Julie was busily locking the doors and windows, sliding bolts and turning keys.
▪ I remedied the oversight, carefully sliding the bolt into place as I shut the doors behind me.
▪ He slid the bolts on the front door and put the safety chain across.
▪ I slid back the bolts and pushed the door open.
▪ As I slid the door bolt home I stopped counting at ninety-two.
have shot your bolt
the nuts and bolts of sth
▪ They're good guys, but I'm not sure how familiar they are with the nuts and bolts of the banking system.
▪ He did pioneering work in figuring out the nuts and bolts of sustainability.
▪ That meant that they could not stand the Central Office youths involved in the nuts and bolts of the campaign.
▪ Atop a mountain he slew his daughter, then was immediately struck dead by a bolt of lightning.
▪ He went around for about ten months with this big metal bolt going in here and coming out here!
▪ Investigators could not check the bolts because they had fallen into the sea.
▪ One spring morning two anchor bolts were inserted in the footings that were to receive the first steel column.
▪ Respect established climbing traditions in ethical matters such as the use of chalk, pitons, bolts etc.
▪ The skies darkened and lightning bolts split the sky.
▪ There was a sound of soft footsteps, of chains being loosened and bolts drawn back.
▪ Finally, the lid was put into position and screwed or bolted down.
▪ We feel she wants us out of there as soon as possible so we bolt down our food.
▪ As he bolted down his breakfast Chuck gazed around the clearing with delighted eyes.
▪ Furniture and camera were bolted down, drapes were made of wood.
▪ Hastily she bit gobbets loose and swallowed them, bolting down a dreadful and disgusting feast.
▪ Stripped to its basics, this is a current account with the mortgage bolted on as a huge overdraft.
▪ Front and rear valances also bolt on, but are more costly than the sills to replace.
▪ Everything bolted on to the bike is available separately, apart from the swingarm.
▪ Negative ions can also be formed when an atom has an extra electron bolted on.
▪ The chamber, which simply bolts on to an end can, filters out specific sound waves midway along the silencer.
▪ A low hissing filled the room as she bolted out and slammed the door.
▪ Gordy commanded her to sit back down then bolted out the door.
▪ He salutes and bolts out the door-as he does, a woman walks in.
▪ She turned and bolted out the door.
▪ To the right of the pier, a band of about twelve black men bolted out from behind a metal door.
▪ Amanda Beard, 14, she of the huge eyes and a breaststroke that bolts out of the water.
▪ Telford drove piles in behind the lock walls and bolted together the iron plates to make the lock both stable and watertight.
▪ The nine components bolt together in a variety of configurations, from simple desks to sprawling work stations.
▪ Kit car replicas arrive as a confusing jigsaw of pieces which have to be bolted together, often in the family garage.
▪ Then she locked the door, bolted the garden doors and prepared for bed.
▪ The door was bolted, and the woman stood against it, arms folded across her chest.
▪ With a sigh, Connor shut the door and bolted it, then blew out the candle and went upstairs.
▪ The heat is on and the kitchen door is bolted shut.
▪ All the doors were locked and bolted so I climbed out through the kitchen window and dropped into a bed of lavender.
▪ Was the door bolted or not?
▪ The shop was dimly lit and cluttered but he found his way to the front door which was bolted.
▪ She ran to a neighbour for help when she found her front door bolted.
shut/close the stable door after the horse has bolted
the nuts and bolts of sth
▪ They're good guys, but I'm not sure how familiar they are with the nuts and bolts of the banking system.
▪ He did pioneering work in figuring out the nuts and bolts of sustainability.
▪ That meant that they could not stand the Central Office youths involved in the nuts and bolts of the campaign.
▪ Before I could say a word, she turned and bolted out the front door.
▪ I bolted down my breakfast and was out the door by 8:00.
▪ Jason bolted the door and closed all the curtains.
▪ My husband always bolts all the doors before going to bed.
▪ One of the horses got into a panic and bolted.
▪ The dog bolted into the road, into the oncoming traffic.
▪ When police approached him to ask him some questions, he bolted.
▪ A low hissing filled the room as she bolted out and slammed the door.
▪ A thin steel cord was bolted to the beam that supported the boxcar roof.
▪ All the doors were locked and bolted so I climbed out through the kitchen window and dropped into a bed of lavender.
▪ He was whisked away as his audience bolted for the exits.
▪ His brutish, stupid face was blotchy with fear now and his eyes were bolting from his head.
▪ Louie wailed, bolting off the steps into his house.
▪ Rules and codes bolting the social structure tightly into place.
▪ Suddenly a fox bolted from beneath a hedge.
have shot your bolt
shut/close the stable door after the horse has bolted
the nuts and bolts of sth
▪ They're good guys, but I'm not sure how familiar they are with the nuts and bolts of the banking system.
▪ He did pioneering work in figuring out the nuts and bolts of sustainability.
▪ That meant that they could not stand the Central Office youths involved in the nuts and bolts of the campaign.
▪ He sat bolt upright and kept his eyes on the table in front of him.
▪ Suddenly I sit bolt upright, feeling a familiar stab of panic that can mean only one thing: the videos!
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Bolt \Bolt\, adv. In the manner of a bolt; suddenly; straight; unbendingly. [He] came bolt up against the heavy dragoon. --Thackeray. Bolt upright.

  1. Perfectly upright; perpendicular; straight up; unbendingly erect.

  2. On the back at full length. [Obs.]


Bolt \Bolt\, n. [AS. bolt; akin to Icel. bolti, Dan. bolt, D. bout, OHG. bolz, G. bolz, bolzen; of uncertain origin.]

  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.

    Look that the crossbowmen lack not bolts.
    --Sir W. Scott.

    A fool's bolt is soon shot.

  2. Lightning; a thunderbolt.

  3. A strong pin, of iron or other material, used to fasten or hold something in place, often having a head at one end and screw thread cut upon the other end.

  4. A sliding catch, or fastening, as for a door or gate; the portion of a lock which is shot or withdrawn by the action of the key.

  5. An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter. [Obs.]

    Away with him to prison! lay bolts enough upon him.

  6. A compact package or roll of cloth, as of canvas or silk, often containing about forty yards.

  7. A bundle, as of oziers.

    Bolt auger, an auger of large size; an auger to make holes for the bolts used by shipwrights.

    Bolt and nut, a metallic pin with a head formed upon one end, and a movable piece (the nut) screwed upon a thread cut upon the other end. See B, C, and D, in illust. above.

    Note: See Tap bolt, Screw bolt, and Stud bolt.


Bolt \Bolt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bolted; p. pr. & vb. n. Bolting.]

  1. To shoot; to discharge or drive forth.

  2. To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out.

    I hate when Vice can bolt her arguments.

  3. To swallow without chewing; as, to bolt food; often used with down.

  4. (U. S. Politics) To refuse to support, as a nomination made by a party to which one has belonged or by a caucus in which one has taken part.

  5. (Sporting) 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.

    Let tenfold iron bolt my door.

    Which shackles accidents and bolts up change.


Bolt \Bolt\ (b[=o]lt; 110), v. i.

  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.

    This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, . . . And oft out of a bush doth bolt.

  2. To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.

    His cloudless thunder bolted on their heads.

  3. To spring suddenly aside, or out of the regular path; as, the horse bolted.

  4. (U.S. Politics) To refuse to support a nomination made by a party or a caucus with which one has been connected; to break away from a party.


Bolt \Bolt\, n. [From Bolt, v. i.]

  1. A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt.

  2. A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.

    This gentleman was so hopelessly involved that he contemplated a bolt to America -- or anywhere.
    --Compton Reade.

  3. (U. S. Politics) A refusal to support a nomination made by the party with which one has been connected; a breaking away from one's party.


Bolt \Bolt\, n. A sieve, esp. a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter.
--B. Jonson.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English bolt "short, stout arrow with a heavy head;" also "crossbow for throwing bolts," from Proto-Germanic *bultas (cognates: Old Norse bolti, Danish bolt, Dutch bout, German Bolzen), perhaps from PIE root *bheld- "to knock, strike" (cognates: Lithuanian beldu "I knock," baldas "pole for striking").\n

\nApplied since Middle English to other short metal rods (especially those with knobbed ends). From the notion of an arrow's flight comes the lightning bolt (1530s). A bolt of canvas (c.1400) was so called for its shape. Adverbial phrase bolt upright is from late 14c.


from bolt (n.) in its various senses; from a crossbow arrow's quick flight comes the meaning "to spring, to make a quick start" (early 13c.). Via the notion of runaway horses, this came to mean "to leave suddenly" (early 19c.). Meaning "to gulp down food" is from 1794. The meaning "to secure by means of a bolt" is from 1580s. Related: Bolted; bolting.


Etymology 1 adv. Suddenly; straight; unbendingly. n. 1 A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a cylindrical body that is threaded, with a larger head on one end. It can be inserted into an unthreaded hole up to the head, with a nut then threaded on the other end; a heavy machine screw. 2 A slide pin or bar in a lock or latch mechanism. 3 A bar of wood or metal dropped in horizontal hooks on a door and adjoining wall or between the two sides of a double door, to prevent the door(s) from being forced open. 4 A sliding mechanism to chamber and unchamber a cartridge in a firearm. 5 A small personal-armour-piercing missile for short-range use, or (''in common usage though deprecated by experts'') a short arrow, intended to be shot from a crossbow or a catapult. 6 A lightning spark, i.e., a lightning ''bolt''. 7 A sudden event, action or emotion. 8 A large roll of fabric or similar material, as a ''bolt'' of cloth. 9 (context nautical English) The standard linear measurement of canvas for use at sea: 39 yards. 10 A sudden spring or start; a sudden leap aside. 11 A sudden flight, as to escape creditors. 12 (context US politics English) A refusal to support a nomination made by the party with which one has been connected; a breaking away from one's party. 13 An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter. vb. 1 To connect or assemble pieces using a bolt. 2 To secure a door by locking or barring it. 3 (context intransitive English) To flee, to depart, to accelerate suddenly. 4 (context transitive English) To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge (an animal being hunted). 5 To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt. 6 (context intransitive English) To escape. 7 (context intransitive botany English) Of a plant, to grow quickly; to go to seed. 8 To swallow food without chewing it. 9 To drink one's drink very quickly; to down a drink. 10 (context US politics English) To refuse to support a nomination made by a party or caucus with which one has been connected; to break away from a party. 11 To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out. Etymology 2

n. A sieve, especially a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter. vb. 1 To sift, especially through a cloth. 2 To sift the bran and germ from wheat flour. 3 To separate, assort, refine, or purify by other means. 4 (context legal English) To discuss or argue privately, and for practice, as cases at law.

  1. n. a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder [syn: thunderbolt, bolt of lightning]

  2. a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

  3. the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key [syn: deadbolt]

  4. the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door" [syn: dash]

  5. a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length

  6. a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener

  7. a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)

  1. adv. in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "ge sat bolt upright" [syn: rigidly, stiffly]

  2. directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her" [syn: bang, slap, slapdash, smack]

  3. v. move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"

  4. secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door" [ant: unbolt]

  5. swallow hastily

  6. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along [syn: abscond, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off]

  7. leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out" [syn: run off, run out, bolt out, beetle off]

  8. eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!" [syn: gobble]

  9. make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric"


Bolt or bolts may refer to:

Bolt (climbing)

In rock climbing, a bolt is a permanent anchor fixed into a hole drilled in the rock as a form of protection. Most bolts are either self-anchoring expansion bolts or fixed in place with liquid resin.

While bolts are commonplace in rock and gym climbing there is no universal vocabulary to describe them. Generally, a bolt hanger is a combination of a fixed bolt and a specialized stainless steel hanger designed to accept a carabiner, whereas in certain regions a bolt runner describes a hangerless bolt (where the climber must provide their own hanger bracket and lock nut).

A climbing rope is then clipped into the carabiner. Increasingly, quickdraws are employed between bolt hangers and the rope to reduce drag when ascending, belaying and rappelling.

Bolts are also used both in aid climbing to actively aid ascent and sport climbing as a backup to catch a fall, where resting on or using one's protection to aid ascent is regarded as poor form.

Bolt (2008 film)

Bolt is a 2008 American computer animated road- comedy- adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the studio's 48th animated feature. Directed by Chris Williams and Byron Howard, the film stars the voices of John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Malcolm McDowell, Diedrich Bader, Nick Swardson, Greg Germann, Susie Essman and Mark Walton. The film's plot centers on a small white dog named Bolt who, having spent his entire life on the set of a television series, thinks that he has super powers. When he believes that his human, Penny, has been kidnapped, he sets out on a cross-country journey to "rescue" her.

Despite a relatively marginal box-office performance, Bolt received a strong positive critical reception and is renowned for playing an important role in instigating what is widely referred to as the Disney Revival, as well as setting the studio in a new creative direction that would lead to other critically acclaimed features such as Tangled (2010) and Frozen (2013). Bolt was also Disney Animation's first feature film to be produced under the complete creative guidance of John Lasseter, as well as the first computer-animated feature film to implement non-photorealistic rendering.

The film was nominated for a series of awards, such as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, which it lost to another Walt Disney Pictures release, Pixar Animation Studios' WALL-E.

Bolt (firearms)

A bolt is a mechanical part of a firearm that blocks the rear of the chamber while the propellant burns, but moves out of the way to allow another cartridge or shell to be inserted in the chamber.

Bolt (DC Comics)

Bolt is a fictional character and supervillain in the DC Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Blue Devil #6 (November 1984).

Bolt (website)

Bolt was a social networking and video website active from 1996 to 2007 before reopening in April 2008. It was shut down for a period of one year due to copyright violations leading to bankruptcy. It was acquired by new owners on January 4, 2008 and operated successfully for several months before announcing plans to go offline in October 2008.

Bolt (video game)

Bolt is a video game available for PC, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, and Microsoft Windows. It is based on the Disney film of the same name. It was released in North America on November 18, 2008. It was released in Australia on December 4, 2008. It was released in Europe on February 13, 2009. The video game was developed by Avalanche Software and published by Disney Interactive.

Bolt (comics)

Bolt, in comics, may refer to:

  • Bolt, the alias of Chris Bradley (comics)
  • Bolt (DC Comics), a DC Comics supervillain
  • Bolt, another name used by Starbolt
  • Bolt (AC Comics), a character from AC Comics
  • Bolt (Image Comics), a character from Image Comics who appeared in Capes and Invincible
  • Bolt-01, the pen name of Dave Evans editor of FutureQuake

It may also refer to:

  • Black Bolt, a Marvel Comics superhero and leader of the Inhumans
  • Blue Bolt, a Golden Age superhero
  • Deadbolt (comics), a Marvel Comics character
  • Deathbolt, a DC Comics character
  • Dreadbolt, a Teen Titans villain and son of the DC Comics supervillain Bolt
  • Firebolt (comics), a couple of Marvel Comics characters
  • Silverbolt, a Transformer character
  • Skybolt (comics), an alias used by the character better known as Redneck
  • Thunderbolt (comics), especially The Thunderbolts
Bolt (surname)

Bolt is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Andrew Bolt (b. 1959), Australian newspaper columnist
  • Bobby Bolt (b. 1987), Canadian athlete in hockey
  • Bruce Bolt (1930–2005), American professor
  • Carol Bolt (1941–2000), Canadian author
  • Chris Bolt (fl. 1970s – present), British economist
  • David Bolt (fl. 2000s – present), British author
  • George Bolt (1893–1963), New Zealand aviator
  • George T. Bolt (1900–1971), New Zealand government figure
  • Herbert Bolt (1893–1916), Australian athlete in rugby, and WWI soldier
  • Jan Bolt (1876–1967), Dutch athlete in gymnastics
  • Jeremy Bolt (fl. 1990s – present), British film producer
  • John F. Bolt (1921–2004), American aviator
  • Josh Bolt (fl. 2000s – present), British actor
  • Klaas Bolt (1927–1990), Dutch musician
  • Michael Bolt (fl. 1980s – 1990s), Australian athlete in rugby
  • Ranjit Bolt (b. 1969), British author and translator
  • Rezin A. De Bolt (1828–1891), American politician
  • Richard Bolt (1911–2002), American physics professor
  • Richard Bolt (RNZAF officer) (fl. 1940s–1980), New Zealand air marshal
  • Robert Bolt (1924–1995), British playwright
  • Thomas Bolt (b. 1959), American poet and artist
  • Tommy Bolt (1916–2008), American golfer
  • Usain Bolt (b. 1986), Jamaican athlete in track
  • Wayne Bolt (fl. 1980s – present), American athlete and football coach
Bolt (1994 film)

Bolt is a 1994 drama film starring Richard Grieco in the title role as a New Jersey biker. After fleeing west to escape a gang war, Bolt becomes romantically involved with Native American Patty Deerheart ( Sean Young), and is compelled to battle to protect her family from a land runner. The appearance of former gang rival Billy Niles ( Michael Ironside) on the reservation causes the conflict to escalate into a violent climax. It was released on DVD as Rebel Run in 1999.

The movie received generally poor reviews, and Sean Young later said that the cast referred to the film as "Blot".

Bolt (fabric)

A bolt is a unit of measurement used as an industry standard for a variety of materials from wood to canvas, typically materials stored in a roll. The length is usually either 40 or 100 yards, but varies depending on the fabric being referred to, for example, a bolt of canvas is traditionally 39 yards. The width of a bolt is usually 45 or 60 inches, but widths may include 35–36”, 39”, 41”, 44–45”, 50”, 52–54", 58–60” and 66”, 72", 96", and 108".

Bolt (web browser)

The BOLT Browser is a web browser for mobile phones including feature phones and smartphones that can run Java ME applications. The BOLT Browser is offered free of charge to consumers and by license to Mobile network operators and handset manufacturers. BOLT is produced by Bitstream Inc., the company which previously produced the ThunderHawk for Mobile network operators and handset manufacturers.

BOLT was originally introduced into private beta on January 15, 2009 and was made available to the public on February 16, 2009 when the public beta was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Today, BOLT can be installed on Java-based handsets with Java MIDP 2 and CLDC 1.0 or higher support. BOLT also has a specially optimized version for BlackBerry smartphones and works with Windows Mobile and Palm OS devices that employ a MIDlet manager or Java emulator. BOLT was built using the WebKit rendering engine to display a full Web page layout as found on desktop web browsers.

Bolt (fastener)

A bolt is a form of threaded fastener with an external male thread. Bolts are thus closely related to, and often confused with, screws.

Bolt (character)

Bolt is a fictional White Shepherd and the eponymous protagonist of the 2008 animated feature film Bolt. In the film, he is voiced by John Travolta. His journey and the personal evolution it provokes in him is core to the film's main themes.

In the film, he has spent his entire life from early puppyhood on the set of a television show, kept isolated from the outside world. In the show, Bolt must use his superpowers to save his owner and co-star Penny, whom he loves dearly, from the evil Dr. Calico. However, Bolt believes that he actually has the superpowers possessed by his television character, a delusion the directors of the show maintain by tricking Bolt into thinking his adventures are real, in order to make his performance more authentic.

The character Bolt was created by Chris Williams and Byron Howard together with the chief character designer Joe Moshier. Much of the inspiration for the character was provided by John Lasseter who also oversaw Bolt's visual development. Aside from the film, Bolt also appears in the direct-to-video short film Super Rhino, the two video games Bolt and Disney Infinity, the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom trade card role-playing game and has made cameo appearances in Wreck-It Ralph, Tangled and Big Hero 6. Bolt's character received mostly positive critical acclaim from film critics and became breakout-character, leading to strong sales of merchandise and toys following the film's release.

Usage examples of "bolt".

For instance, if your forward-facing chair is bolted to the floor and your compartment is being accelerated forward, you will feel the force of your seat on your back just as with the car described by Albert.

Id like to reiterate my earlier claim about radio being the most visual medium available to advertisers and to 212 Nuts and Bolts recall the discussion of visual storyboards--a staple in the creation of television conimerciaLs--as a means of developing a radio campaign.

Nuts and Bolts Am I opposed to yellow page advertising for start up marketers?

Four of them bolted for the ladder to the lower levels, where a two-man team would clear the middle level and a second team would secure the lower level of the aft compartment.

As soon as Tien had bolted up the ladder Morris had sent Bony Robbins aft to see to the security of the upper level.

As soon as the women had disappeared into a room down the corridor, Alec bolted silently for the first bedchamber.

Seregil slipped in with their swords and Alec bolted the door after him.

The loneliness of Usu Bay is something wonderful--a house full of empty rooms falling to decay, with only two men in it--one Japanese house among 500 savages, yet it was the only one in which I have slept in which they bolted neither the amado nor the gate.

Mumbling something about seeing to Satan, Angelique bolted out the door before Brett could stop her.

Call Hugh of the Mill, and Woodman Wat, and Raoul with his arbalest and bolts.

A patch of ocher plaster on the wall opposite the window was cracked in a spiderweb pattern, and in the center of the web stood an arbalest bolt.

Still crouching, Yama closed and bolted the heavy slatted shutters of both windows, then pulled the arbalest bolt from the wall.

But someone shot an arbalest bolt at me earlier, and I remember that you said Gorgo had killed someone with an arbalest.

Blaster bolts flashed through every angle, their bursts an arrhythmic drumbeat under the howling chorus of the Korun shield-weapons.

Later in the morning the door opened again, and through it, unattended, came the Khania Atene, who shut and bolted it behind her.