cremone bolt

  n.
   a surface mounted, top and bottom locking, deadbolt mechanism operated by a central handle

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • cremone bolt — krə̇ˈmōn , krāˈ noun Etymology: French crémone, probably from Crémone (Cremona), city in northern Italy : a fastening used on double doors and casement windows that has vertical rods moved up and down so that the ends of the bolts engage the top… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crémone — Backside of the gearbox for a crémone bolt Crémone or Crémone Bolt is a type of decorative hardware used as a locking device to fasten a pair of swinging windows or French doors .[1] A knob or lever handle is linked by a rack and pinion gear to a …   Wikipedia

  • cremorne bolt — ˈmȯ(ə)rn noun Etymology: cremorne modification of French crémone : cremone bolt * * * /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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cremorne bolt — /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] * …   Universalium

  • cre|mone bolt — «krih MOHN», one of a pair of vertical rods that operate the bolts of casement windows and French doors by being raised or lowered with a knob or handle. ╂[< French crémone, apparently < Crémone Cremona (Italy)] …   Useful english dictionary

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