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[ring-bohlt] /ˈrɪŋˌboʊlt/
a bolt with a ring fitted in an eye at its head.
Origin of ringbolt
First recorded in 1620-30; ring1 + bolt1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Old Joe had to lasso him and draw him down to a ringbolt before he could rub him off.

    Wild Bill's Last Trail Ned Buntline
  • If I was as small as you, or a ringbolt chaser like Chips, I might be able to do it.

  • Here, mister, stand there forrard the companion, and lay hold of that ringbolt.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley Bertram Mitford
  • I've struck a ringbolt—no, it isn't—it's something in the blubber—head of an iron—somebody has had a crack at this whale before.

    There She Blows! William Hussey Macy
  • The boat was securely fastened in a similar way by cutting a makeshift for a ringbolt in the floor of ice.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • And he readily made the painter fast to a ringbolt at the stern of the speed boat.

British Dictionary definitions for ringbolt


a bolt with a ring fitted through an eye attached to the bolt head
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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