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eyebolt

[ahy-bohlt] /ˈaɪˌboʊlt/
noun
1.
a bolt having a ring-shaped head.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; eye + bolt1
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British Dictionary definitions for eye bolt

eyebolt

/ˈaɪˌbəʊlt/
noun
1.
a threaded bolt, the head of which is formed into a ring or eye for lifting, pulling, or securing
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