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The place was used as a lock-up for some time after the incorporation, and the old irons were kept on show for years.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Another manner of punishment consists in making them wear a tin mask, which is fastened with a lock behind.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The launch was already under way, and young Cargill trying to avoid it better, thrust with his boat-hook at the side of the lock.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He turned into the right number, as he thought, but upon trying to insert the key in the lock he found that he had made a mistake.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Laidlaw threw his heavy bulk against the door, burst lock and hinge, and sent it flat on the garret floor.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
You should, before leaving the room, lock your trunk, and be careful not to leave money or trinkets lying about.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCK ON

  • arranging
  • assuring
  • certifying
  • cinching
  • clinching
  • confirming
  • effecting
  • establishing
  • guarding
  • insuring
  • locking on
  • locking up
  • making certain
  • making safe
  • making sure
  • nailing down
  • okaying
  • protecting
  • providing
  • putting on ice
  • safeguarding
  • securing
  • setting out
  • warranting
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