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synonyms for picklock

  • crook
  • robber
  • thief
  • housebreaker
  • owl
  • pilferer
  • prowler
  • safecracker
  • cat burglar
  • filcher
  • midnighter
  • porch-climber
  • sneakthief
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How to use picklock in a sentence

It appears to be a kind of picklock, an open sesame, Tanner—Tawno!
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
A picklock lay on the floor betraying how she had gained entrance in the night, and that was the only trace of her.
THE QUEEN OF HEARTSWILKIE COLLINS
The picklock on the bedroom floor remained the one last useless trace of the Dream-Woman.
THE QUEEN OF HEARTSWILKIE COLLINS
Beside me stood Picklock Holes, wrapped in a heavy, close-fitting fur moujik.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 105, AUGUST 19TH 1893VARIOUS
But when he was going to insert a picklock, the door opened and Abb Fortier appeared, with fiery eye and hair bristling.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
Any common blacksmith, with a picklock in his possession, laughed at the combined skill of the two houses of parliament.
PRACTICAL EDUCATION, VOLUME IMARIA EDGEWORTH
And, placing his dark lantern upon a table, he draws forth his picklock and chisels, and commences breaking open the bureau.
THE DAUGHTER OF AN EMPRESSLOUISE MUHLBACH
And with these simple words Dr. Picklock Holes dismissed one of his finest achievements.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 105, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1893VARIOUS
He was so excellent a lawyer, that he was called The Picklock of the Lawe.
BRIEF LIVES (VOL. 2 OF 2)JOHN AUBREY
Picklock Holes has disappeared, but so have a great many other people.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 105 DECEMBER 30, 1893VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PICKLOCK

  • cat burglar
  • crook
  • filcher
  • housebreaker
  • midnighter
  • owl
  • picklock
  • pilferer
  • porch-climber
  • prowler
  • robber
  • safecracker
  • sneakthief
  • thief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.