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a round-headed bolt for timber, threaded along part of its shank, inserted into holes already drilled.
Historical Examples

Indeed, a spindle might be formed from a 5-inch or 6-inch carriage-bolt.
The Pyrotechnist’s Treasury Thomas Kentish

(mainly US & Canadian) another name for coach bolt


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