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Flour bolt

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Flour bolt in milling, a gauze-covered, revolving, cylindrical frame or reel, for sifting the flour from the refuse contained in the meal yielded by the stones.
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Usage

In literature:

The bolting of flour, introduced at the windmills, had given whiter and finer bread.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
Bolting or separating the flour or interior portion of the berry from the outer husk, or bran.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 275" by Various
A bolting-cloth is not needed, as it diminishes the sweetness and value of the flour.
"Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone" by Cecil B. Hartley
If corn meal is further ground and bolted, we have corn flour.
"Food Guide for War Service at Home" by Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
People live too exclusively upon bolted wheat flour.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
His flour is bolted too fine.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864" by Various
Bolted flour and provisions were exchanged by New York traders in the Spanish islands for molasses and rum.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
I remember going often to mill with a grist of oats, which was bolted into flour for want of wheat.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
Unlike the refined saltpetre, the purified sulphur had to be pulverized and bolted like flour before being used.
"History of the Confederate Powder Works" by Geo. W. Rains
This mill is bolting its flour very fine, you think.
"A Year in the Fields" by John Burroughs
The grist mill has a pair of French burs, and complete machinery for making and bolting superfine flour.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
When they bake in the early morning, the flour must be bolted over night.
"The Legend of Ulenspiegel" by Charles de Coster
Fancy may bolt bran and think it flour.
"Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases" by Thomas Preston
The sieve is moved by machinery, like the bolt of a flour-mill.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
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