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anchor bolt

noun
1.
any of several kinds of bolts inserted and fixed in masonry as a hold for timbers, shelves, etc.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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noun

a long, usu. L-shaped, bolt embedded in concrete or another strong material for the purpose of fastening to a foundation or other support

Usage Note

in UK, 'through bolt'

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