Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A short blunt arrow for killing birds without piercing them.
  • n. Anything that smites without penetrating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A short blunt arrow for killing birds without piercing them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blunt-headed arrow for the longbow or crossbow, formerly used for shooting birds. It was intended to stun without piercing.
  • n. A local English name of the burbot, Molva lota.

Etymologies

bird +‎ bolt (Wiktionary)

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