cremone bolt

noun
cre·​mone bolt | \ krə̇ˈmōn-, krāˈ- \

Definition of cremone bolt

: a fastening used on double doors and casement windows that has vertical rods moved up and down so that the ends of the bolts engage the top and bottom of the frame

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History and Etymology for cremone bolt

French crémone, probably from Crémone (Cremona), city in northern Italy

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“Cremone bolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cremone%20bolt. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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