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U bolt

noun
1.
a bar of iron bent into the shape of a U , fitted with a screw thread and nut at each end.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for u-bolt

U bolt

noun
1.
a metal bar bent into the shape of a U and threaded at both ends to receive securing nuts: used to secure leaf springs, ring bolts, shackles, etc
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Contemporary definitions for u-bolt
noun

a bolt shaped like the letter "U," with threading on both straight sections

Word Origin

1884-89

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