bolt (n.)
[short and thick, crossbow] arrow
AYL V.iv.62[Touchstone to Duke Senior] According to the fool's bolt [i.e. the fool speaks before he thinks]
Cym IV.ii.300[Innogen alone, of what she remembers] 'Twas but a bolt of nothing, shot at nothing
H5 III.vii.119[Orleans to Constable] 'A fool's bolt is soon shot'
MND II.i.165[Oberon to Puck] Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell
MW III.iv.24[Slender to Shallow and Mistress Quickly] I'll make a shaft or a bolt on't [i.e. try one way or another]
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