bolt–hole

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noun \ˈbōlt-ˌhōl\

Definition of bolt–hole

chiefly British

  1. :  a place of escape or refuge

First Known Use of bolt–hole

circa 1851


BOLT–HOLE Defined for English Language Learners

bolt-hole

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Definition of bolt–hole for English Language Learners

  • : a safe or restful place : a place where you can hide or escape from something that is dangerous or unpleasant


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