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JOLT, verb intransitive To shake with short abrupt risings and fallings; as a carriage moving on rough ground. The carriage jolts.

JOLT, verb transitive To shake with sudden jerks, as in a carriage on rough ground, or on a high trotting horse; as the horse or carriage jolts the rider.

JOLT, noun A shock or shake by a sudden jerk, as in a carriage.