Bolt"ing, n.

A darting away; a starting off or aside.

 

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Bolt"ing, n.

1.

A sifting, as of flour or meal.

2. Law

A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court.

[Obs.]

Bolting cloth, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of different degrees of fineness; -- used by millers for sifting flour. McElrath. -- Bolting hutch, a bin or tub for the bolted flour or meal; (fig.) a receptacle.

 

© Webster 1913.

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