cremorne bolt

[ kri-mawrn ]
/ krɪˈmɔrn /

noun

(on a French window or the like) a pair of rods, moved by a knob mechanism, sliding into sockets in the head and sill of the opening to provide a secure fastening.

Nearby words

  1. cremer, sir william randal,
  2. cremini,
  3. cremnitz white,
  4. cremnocele,
  5. cremona,
  6. crena,
  7. crenate,
  8. crenation,
  9. crenature,
  10. crenel

Also cre·mone bolt [kri-mohn] /krɪˈmoʊn/.

Origin of cremorne bolt

< French crémone, probably after Cremona

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