Open (a door or window) by drawing back a bolt: he ran down the stairs and unbolted the heavy wooden door
More example sentences
- He folded the schedule up neatly and put it in one of the pockets sewn into his cloak before unbolting the door and opening it.
- Mr Whitelaw used his mobile to call police, and they were on the scene within minutes - unbolting the cupboard door and freeing him unharmed.
- The task of unbolting the door to the medieval chapel at Clifford's Tower has fallen to history graduate Sarah Robinson, who is set to help visitors explore its fascinating past.
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