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Bolt Upright (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bolt Upright

As erect, or straight up, as an arrow set on its end.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Bolt * To Bolt

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