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But he put her gently by, saying, "I would rather be here, good Marda;" and went in and locked the door.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Mr. Collingwood, taking the key from his mother, locked the little door in the boarding, after them.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
It was locked there so firmly that a score of men had to labor for hours next day ere it could be cleared.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Till now they had never been separated; is it to be wondered at, then, that she locked herself up with the treasure?
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
“Let no one in,” said Longcluse sternly to the man, who locked the iron gate on their passing out.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Such skulls are locked up in many gentlemen's hearts and memories.
A SELECTION FROM THE WORKS OF FREDERICK LOCKERFREDERICK LOCKER
"And it is difficult to find the way out now, for all the doors are locked," laughed another loudly.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He locked the door as he spoke, and then, striding forward in a towering rage, threatened vengeance on the intruder.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
And he jerked his thumb towards the tower where mademoiselle was a captive, and where at night "Battista" was locked in with her.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCKED

  • anchored
  • attached
  • established
  • fast
  • firm
  • hooked
  • immobile
  • immotile
  • immovable
  • located
  • locked
  • made fast
  • nailed
  • quiet
  • rigid
  • rooted
  • secure
  • set
  • settled
  • situated
  • solid
  • stable
  • stationary
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • stiff
  • still
  • tenacious
  • tight
  • unmoving
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