bolt hole

Synonyms and related words:
asylum, back door, back stairs, back way, cache, concealment, corner, cover, covert, covert way, coverture, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, dark corner, den, dugout, ejection seat, emergency exit, escalier derobe, escape hatch, escape route, fire escape, foxhole, funk hole, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hole, inflatable slide, lair, life buoy, life net, life raft, lifeboat, lifeline, niche, nook, recess, refuge, retreat, sally port, sanctuary, secret exit, secret passage, secret place, secret staircase, side door, slide, stash, undercovert, underground, underground railroad, underground route

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • bolt-hole — bolt holes also bolthole N COUNT If you say that someone has a bolt hole to go to, you mean that there is somewhere that they can go when they want to get away from people that they know. [BRIT] The hotel is less than an hour from town and is an… …   English dictionary

  • bolt-hole — or bolt hole [bōlt′hōl΄] n. Brit. 1. a path of escape 2. a place for hiding, seclusion, etc.: also bolthole …   English World dictionary

  • bolt hole — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ an escape route or hiding place …   English terms dictionary

  • bolt-hole — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bolt hole : singular bolt hole plural bolt holes British a place where you can hide or where you can go in order to be alone …   English dictionary

  • bolt hole — The hole in metal through which a bolt must be inserted or screwed in place. Also see wheel bolt hole …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bolt-hole — /bohlt hohl /, n. 1. a hole in the ground, protected opening in bushes, etc., into which an animal can flee when pursued or frightened. 2. a place or avenue of escape or refuge: The remote mountain village was a safe bolt hole for refugees during …   Universalium

  • bolt-hole — hole into which an animal can run for safety; hole in the wall of a trench where a soldier can hide or sleep; escape route, path to safety …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bolt-hole — noun a hole through which an animal may bolt when pursued into its burrow or den • Hypernyms: ↑hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • bolt-hole — noun Date: circa 1851 chiefly British a place of escape or refuge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bolt-hole — noun a) a means of escape b) a place of escape or secret refuge …   Wiktionary

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