What does BOLTING mean?

BOLTING meaning in General Dictionary

A sifting at the time of flour or dinner

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  • A darting away a starting off or aside
  • of Bolt
  • A darting away; a starting or aside.
  • A sifting, since flour or meal.
  • an exclusive arguing of situations for rehearse by students, like in the Inns of Legal.

BOLTING meaning in Law Dictionary

In English training. A term formerly utilized in the English inns of judge, but more specially at Gray's Inn, signifying the private arguing of cases, as distinguished from mooting, that was an even more formal and public mode of debate. Cowell ; Tomlins; Holthouse.


BOLTING meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bolt

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  • (n.) A darting away; a starting off or apart.
  • (letter.) A sifting, at the time of flour or meal.
  • (n.) A personal arguing of cases for rehearse by students, like in the Inns of Court.

Sentence Examples with the word BOLTING

The two first-named are trustworthy, but are evidently unsuitable for the greater portion of engineers' work, for which .riveting and bolting are the methods adopted.

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