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kingbolt

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noun king·bolt \-ˌbōlt\

Definition of kingbolt

  1. :  a vertical bolt by which the forward axle and wheels of a vehicle or the trucks of a railroad car are connected with the other parts



1825

First Known Use of kingbolt

1825

Rhymes with kingbolt


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