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Bolted Arrow

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A blunt arrow for shooting young rooks with a cross-bow; called “bolting rooks.” A gun would not do, and an arrow would mangle the little things too much.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bollandists
Bollen
Bologna Stone
Bolognese School
Bolt
Bolt from the Blue (A)
Bolt in Tun
Bolt Upright
Bolted
Bolted Arrow
Bolton
Bolus
Bomb
Bomba
Bombast
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Bon gré mal gré
Bon Mot (French)