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noun 
  1. Something used for fastening, which can only be opened with a key or combination.
    • 1883, w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : "Give me the key," said my mother; and though the was very stiff, she had turned it and thrown back the lid in a twinkling.
      1. A segment of a canal or other waterway enclosed by gates, used for raising and lowering boats between levels.
      2. The firing mechanism of a gun.
      3. (rugby) A player in the scrum behind the front row, usually the tallest members of the team.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To become fastened in place
If you put the brakes on too hard, the wheels will lock.
  1. (intransitive) (break dancing) To freeze ones body or a part thereof in place
a pop and lock routine
  1. (transitive) To fasten with a lock.
Remember to lock the door when you leave.

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