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1(of a door or window) not bolted.
unguarded, unprotected, ill-protected, vulnerable, defenceless, undefended, unshielded, exposed, assailable, open to attack, in dangerView synonyms
- ‘And the unbolted window had been discovered, for the screws had been replaced properly!’
2(of flour, powder, etc.) not sifted.
- ‘Make a thick batter of fine flour or unbolted flour, and let it rise.’
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