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a hole through which an animal may bolt when pursued into its burrow or den

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Andrea Davies, domestic abuse co-ordinator for Caerphilly council, said: "The room is a secure bolt-hole which victims and children can lock themselves in and call for help.
The collet is made up of machined expanding segments which are externally profiled with ridges designed to bite into the internal diameter of the bolt-hole, providing a secure anchor for attaching the tool and spreading the joint.
Pakistani troops backed by helicopters launched an offensive yesterday to capture foreign terrorists in the mountains along the Afghan border where Osama bin Laden is thought to have bolt-holes.
Last year, the crack troops hunted out terrorist bolt-holes in Afghanistan, uncovering weapons stockpiles and a plot to kill former king Mohammad Zaher Shah, 87.
And international financial bolt-holes are also being targeted.
SCOTLAND Yard are trying to bring back three of Britain's most-wanted men from their bolt-holes in the sun after 17 years.
So it's about time at least one of the bolt-holes was sealed up.
The tool uses a patented expanding collet technology which provides a secure hold in flange bolt-holes in order to deliver a measurable, controlled force which will safely separate flanges with little or no access gap.
From Hollywood blockbusters to magazine photoshoots, people are pocketing cash for their favourite bolt-holes.