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(nou) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (nou) a strand or cluster of hair (nou) a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun (nou) enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it (nou) a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (nou) any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured

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The tumblers are aligned by a key inserted into the lock.

The code number of the lock is composed of three numerals.

The sound of a key in a lock shattered the fragile charade.

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