staybolt

[ stey-bohlt ]
/ ˈsteɪˌboʊlt /

noun

a long rod with threaded ends, used as a stay for a boiler, tank, etc.

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Origin of staybolt

First recorded in 1830–40; stay2 + bolt1
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