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unbolted

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adjective un·bolt·ed \-ˈbōl-təd\

Definition of unbolted

  1. :  not fastened by bolts



Origin of unbolted

2bolt


First Known Use: circa 1580


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unbolted

adjective un·bolt·ed

Definition of unbolted

  1. :  not sifted <unbolted flour>



Origin of unbolted

4bolt


First Known Use: circa 1598


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