bolt-hole

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bolt +‎ hole

Noun[edit]

bolt-hole (plural bolt-holes)

  1. a means of escape
  2. a place of escape or secret refuge
    In the 1950s, Hollywood decamped to the desert – bankrolling the world’s most daring modernist architects to create ever more experimental boltholes.
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References[edit]

  • Moscow-on-Thames, The Week, Issue 593, page 13.