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bolthead

[ bohlt-hed ]

noun

  1. the head heads of a bolt.
  2. Chemistry. (formerly) a matrass.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bolthead1

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; bolt 1, head

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Example Sentences

If I'd 'a' called it a bolthead it would 'a' done just as well.

Let a condensed beam be sent through a large flask or bolthead containing common air.

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