anchor bolt


noun

any of several kinds of bolts inserted and fixed in masonry as a hold for timbers, shelves, etc.

Nearby words

  1. anchor,
  2. anchor baby,
  3. anchor ball,
  4. anchor bed,
  5. anchor bell,
  6. anchor buoy,
  7. anchor deck,
  8. anchor escapement,
  9. anchor ice,
  10. anchor light

Origin of anchor bolt

First recorded in 1870–75

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