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Meaning of BOLTING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bolt"ing\, n.
    A darting away; a starting off or aside.
    
    
  2. \Bolt"ing\, n.
    1. A sifting, as of flour or meal.
    
    2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students,
       as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.]
    
    {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of
       different degrees of fineness; -- used by millers for
       sifting flour. --McElrath.
    
    {Bolting hutch}, a bin or tub for the bolted flour or meal;
       (fig.) a receptacle.
    
    
 

 

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