Bolthead
Bolthead Bolt"head`, n. 1. (Chem.) A long, straight-necked, glass vessel for chemical distillations; -- called also a {matrass} or receiver. [1913 Webster]

2. The head of a bolt. [1913 Webster]


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  • bolthead — /bohlt hed /, n. 1. the head of a bolt. 2. Chem. (formerly) a matrass. [1425 75; late ME; see BOLT1, HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • bolthead — noun A round bottomed flask with a long neck (used especially for distillation) …   Wiktionary

  • bolthead — /ˈboʊlthɛd/ (say bohlthed) noun 1. the head of a bolt. 2. Chemistry Obsolete a matrass …   Australian English dictionary

  • bolthead —   n. long, straight necked glass vessel for distilling; matrass …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bolthead — /bohlt hed /, n. 1. the head of a bolt. 2. Chem. (formerly) a matrass. [1425 75; late ME; see BOLT1, HEAD] * * * boltˈhead noun The head of a bolt • • • Main Entry: ↑bolt …   Useful english dictionary

  • matrass — Bolthead Bolt head , n. 1. (Chem.) A long, straight necked, glass vessel for chemical distillations; called also a {matrass} or receiver. [1913 Webster] 2. The head of a bolt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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