What is BOLTING?

In English practice. A term formerly used in the English inns of court, but more particularly at Gray’s Inn, signifying the private arguing of cases, as distinguished from mooting, which was a more formal and public mode of argument. Cowell ; Tomlins; Holthouse.

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