Definition of carriage bolt in English:

carriage bolt


North American
  • A large bolt with a round head, used chiefly for fixing wooden panels to masonry or to one another; a coach bolt.

    • ‘Commonly available materials such as laminated, or ‘engineered,’ lumber may be used, and the components are typically fastened with stainless-steel carriage bolts, brackets, and other modem fasteners.’
    • ‘Use non-corrosive 3/8-inch by 3-1/2-inch carriage bolts with washers and nuts.’
    • ‘Simple carriage bolt and wood screw construction make this bed easy to disassemble for moving.’
    • ‘Drill holes for the carriage bolts, insert them then tighten.’