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English definition of “bolt”

bolt

verb [I] (MOVE QUICKLY)    /bəʊlt/ US  /boʊlt/
to move very fast, especially as a result of being frightened: Frightened by the car horn, the horse bolted.Moving quickly
(Definition of bolt verb (MOVE QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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