cremorne bolt


cremorne bolt
\\-ˈmȯ(ə)rn-\ noun
Etymology: cremorne modification of French crémone

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/kri mawrn"/
(on a French window or the like) a pair of rods, moved by a knob mechanism, sliding into sockets in the head and sill of the opening to provide a secure fastening.
Also, cremone bolt /kri mohn"/.
[ < F crémone, prob. after CREMONA]

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