2. Verb. (third-person singular of jolt) ¹
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Definition of Jolts
1. jolt [v] - See also: jolt
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Literary usage of Jolts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law of Personal Injuries on Railroads by Edward Joseph White (1909)
"Same — Injury to feeble passenger by jerks or jolts. 667. Same — Jerks and jolts during transit. 668. Formation of mixed trains — Statutes controlling. 669. ..."
2. On Canada's Frontier: Sketches of History, Sport, and Adventure, and of the by Julian Ralph, Frederic Remington (1892)
"They gained erectness by slow jolts, as if their joints were of iron that had rusted. Of course they soon regained whatever elasticity nature had left them, ..."
3. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1876)
"I shall not forgot that journey, with tho drifts of snow, and jolts, and howling Triad and sleet. I tried to comfort myself with the thought that I was ..."
4. Twelve Hundred Miles in a Waggon by Alice Blanche Balfour (1895)
"... afternoon's trek—Stuck in the mud—jolts—Mafeking—Custom - House and vaccination difficulties— Visit to Willow Park—Rapid growth of Eucalyptus trees. ..."
5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1886)
"... strong enough to stand the jars and jolts of transportation, yet light enough to be taken from office to office, or from doctor to patient. ..."
6. A Soldier of France to His Mother: Letters from the Trenches on the Western by Eugène Emmanuel Lemercier (1917)
"She was a grandmother of eighty-seven, shaken and bruised by the jolts of the cars, by turns put down from and put back into these rolling cages; ..."