Jolt

Jolt

, n. 1. A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground.
[1913 Webster]

The first jolt had like to have shaken me out.
Swift.
[1913 Webster]

2. A physical or psychological shock; see jolt v. t. senses 2 and 3; as, the stock market plunge was a big jolt to his sense of affluence; he touched the casing of the ungrounded motor and got a jolt from a short inside.
[PJC]

3. Something which causes a jolt{2}; as, the bad news was a jolt.
[PJC]

 

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