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Similar words: belt · boat · bold · bole · boll · boot · bot · bout · colt · holt
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bolt

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun screwbolta masc4to tighten a bolt bolta a theannadh 2 noun lockbolta masc4put the bolt on the door cuir an bolta ar an doras
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3 noun for crossbowsaighead fem2  c m ucrossbow bolt saighead chrosbhogha 4 noun on riflebolta masc4rifle bolt bolta raidhfil 5 noun MET of lightningsplanc fem2lightning bolt splanc thintrí 6 noun TEXT of fabriccornán mascbolt of silk cornán síoda 7 noun informal dashhe made a bolt for the door thug sé rúid i dtreo an dorais, thug sé iarraidh ar an doras, bhí léim an dorais aige
verb
8 verb CONSTR, DIY fasten with bolt TRANSITIVEboltáil verbhe bolted them together bholtáil sé dá chéile iad, bholtáil sé le chéile iadshe bolted it to the frame bholtáil sí den fhráma éit's bolted to the wall tá sé boltáilte den bhalla 9 verb lock with bolt TRANSITIVEan bolta a chur arboltáil verbshe bolted the gate chuir sí an bolta ar an ngeata, bholtáil sí an geata 10 verb flee INTRANSITIVEimeacht chun scaoillrith leatthe horse bolted d'imigh an capall chun scaoill; rith an capall leis, cosa in airde 11 verb dash INTRANSITIVEshe suddenly bolted off go tobann, as go brách léi; go tobann, thug sí do na boinn éhe bolted from his seat léim sé dá shuíochán, sciuird sé óna shuíochánthey bolted out the door amach an doras leo de rúid, thug siad do na boinn é amach an doras, amach an doras leo ar nós na gaoithe, amach an doras leo ar nós an diabhail 12 verb (also bolt down) consume quickly TRANSITIVEcaith siar  c m uslog siarhe bolted down his drink shlog sé siar a dheoch, chaith sé siar a dheoch 13 verb HORT go to seed INTRANSITIVErith chun sílthe plant bolted rith an planda chun síl 14 verb (US) POL abandon TRANSITIVEfág verb  c m uéirigh as PhrV  c m utréig verb  c m uhe bolted the party d'fhág sé an páirtí, d'éirigh sé as an bpáirtí, thréig sé an páirtí
phrases

a bolt from the blue

(also

a bolt out of the blue

) the letter came as a bolt from the blue to him ní raibh aon choinne aige leis an litir, tháinig an litir aniar aduaidh airit hit her like a bolt from the blue tháinig sé chuici d'urchar neimhe

to have shot your bolt

informalhe's shot his bolt tá an t-urchar deireanach scaoilte aige, tá an cnaipe deireanach imeartha aige