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bolt

noun [C]
 
 
/bəʊlt/
FOR LOCKING a metal bar that you push across a door or window to lock itLocking and bolting
FOR FASTENING a small piece of metal that is used with a nut (= metal piece with a hole in the middle) to fasten pieces of wood or metal together →  See also the nuts and bolts ToolsGardening tools
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