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  • n. Plural form of bolthole.


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  • There has been growing disquiet over the use of tax havens - financial "boltholes" that allow companies to pay little or no tax.

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  • Men will head for potting sheds, billiard halls and tool-belt emporiums, while women's boltholes include day spas, hat shops and the supermarket.

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  • Many market-watchers scrambled to declare the two currencies new boltholes, while Norway's central bank warned that it may be forced to cut interest rates if the krone kept on climbing.

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  • In these parts it's he calls the tune, true enough, and has boltholes everywhere.

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  • Many more Cambournes are planned – quite a few of them near, er, Cambourne; low to medium cost boltholes a handy commute from a nearby city (in this case, of course, Cambridge).

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  • These new houses are about one minute from the M8 motorway, and I suspect used as commuter boltholes.

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  • The Ninja temple with boltholes and secret staircases, unlike every OTHER historic site which are closed on Wednesday is closed on Monday today.

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  • Driving the terrorists out of their boltholes seemed to be a good thing.

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  • Countries whose economies, social cohesion and government have collapsed because of AIDS "can strike at the security of the international system," for they can plunge into civil war, ignite regional conflicts or become boltholes for terrorists, Lange said.

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  • Farson had kept his veterans in their mountain boltholes.

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