bolting

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Is bolting a Words With Friends word? YES


The word BOLTING is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

There are 7 letters in the word BOLTING

2 Definitions  for the word bolting:

GCIDE Definitions - BOLT

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.
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Look that the crossbowmen lack not bolts. Sir W. Scott.
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A fool's bolt is soon shot. Shak.
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2. Lightning; a thunderbolt.
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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.
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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 A sliding catch, or fastening, as for a door or gate; the portion of a lock which is shot or withdrawn by the action of the key.
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5. An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter. [Obs.]
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Away with him to prison!
lay bolts enough upon him.
Shak.
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6. A compact package or roll of cloth, as of canvas or silk, often containing about forty yards.
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7. A bundle, as of oziers.
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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.
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See Tap bolt, Screw bolt, and Stud bolt.
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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.
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Look that the crossbowmen lack not bolts. Sir W. Scott.
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A fool's bolt is soon shot. Shak.
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2. Lightning; a thunderbolt.
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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.
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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.
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5. An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter. [Obs.]
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Away with him to prison!
lay bolts enough upon him.
Shak.
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6. A compact package or roll of cloth, as of canvas or silk, often containing about forty yards.
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7. A bundle, as of oziers.
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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.
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See Tap bolt, Screw bolt, and Stud bolt.
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Bolt
Bolt (b, 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.
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This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, . . .
And oft out of a bush doth bolt.
Drayton.
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2. To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.
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His cloudless thunder bolted on their heads. Milton.
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3. To spring suddenly aside, or out of the regular path; as, the horse bolted.
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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.
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Bolt
Bolt (b, 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.
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This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, . . .
And oft out of a bush doth bolt.
Drayton.
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2. To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.
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His cloudless thunder bolted on their heads. Milton.
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3. To spring suddenly aside, or out of the regular path; as, the horse bolted.
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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.
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Bolt
Bolt, n. [From Bolt, v. i.] 1. A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt.
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2. A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.
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This gentleman was so hopelessly involved that he contemplated a bolt to America -- or anywhere. Compton Reade.
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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.
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Bolt
Bolt, n. [From Bolt, v. i.] 1. A sudden spring or start; a sudden spring aside; as, the horse made a bolt.
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2. A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.
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This gentleman was so hopelessly involved that he contemplated a bolt to America -- or anywhere. Compton Reade.
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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.
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Bolt
Bolt, n. A sieve, esp. a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter. B. Jonson.
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Bolt
Bolt, n. A sieve, esp. a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter. B. Jonson.
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GCIDE Definitions - BOLTING

Bolting
Bolt"ing, n. A darting away; a starting off or aside.
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Bolting
Bolt"ing, n. A darting away; a starting off or aside.
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