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Main Entry: 1bolt
Pronunciation: primarystressbomacrlt
Function: noun
1 : a missile (as an arrow) for a crossbow or catapult
2 a : a lightning stroke : THUNDERBOLT b : a sudden surprise <a bolt from the blue>
3 : a sliding bar used to fasten a door
4 : the part of a lock worked by a key
5 : a metal pin or rod usually with a head at one end and a screw thread at the other that is used to hold something in place
6 : a roll of cloth or wallpaper
7 : the device that closes the breech of a firearm

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