A sudden and involuntary movement
To move suddenly and involuntarily
To leave hastily
To move swiftly
To swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts
A rod used for fastening
A roll of goods or paper
Fred sat bolt upright.
A stream of rain was splattering on the patio and then a bolt of lightning lit up the bedroom.
For a minute there I thought you were going to bolt and run.
The robed man sent what looked like a lightning bolt down the hall.
A jagged bolt of lightning pierced the angry black clouds, and she moved away from the edge of the porch.