spring bolt

noun

Definition of spring bolt

: a bolt retracted by pressure and shot by a spring when the pressure is released

First Known Use of spring bolt

1634, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spring bolt was in 1634

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“Spring bolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20bolt. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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