bolt down

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Verb1.bolt down - drink down entirelybolt down - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
2.bolt down - eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
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Daylight found himself with his right foot out of the stirrup and his arms around the animal's neck; and Bob took advantage of the situation to bolt down the road.
Couldst not shoot a bolt down any street of Bordeaux, I warrant, but you would pink archer, squire, or knight.
MARTIN O'NEILL used to leap, Neil Lennon's aeroplane has taken off while Brendan Rodgers did a Usain Bolt down the touchline at Ibrox.
A simple bolt down pattern allows for easy swapping between vehicles.
Then you unscrew about four nuts that bolt down the carburetor, and you're done.
'The Beast' gobbled up Bolt down the stretch before holding him off in the closing meters, clocking a blistering time of 19.80 seconds and leaving yet more people wondering just what's wrong with the world's fastest man a month out from the summer showpiece.
5 Eat slowly If you bolt down your food, talk a lot while eating, or chew gum after meals, you'll swallow lots of air which will make you bloated.
On the left side of the firing pin is a triangular protrusion I will call a "boss." This boss slides into a cut in the side of the receiver locking the bolt down until firing pushes it ahead to release from the cut.