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-LOCK

-LOCK appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Black Rock Brain Lock
  • If you stick a stock of liquor in your locker
    it is slick to stick a lock upon your stock
    or some joker who is slicker
    is going to trick you of your liquor
    if you fail to lock your liquor with a lock.
  • To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
    In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
    Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
    In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
    Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    A dull, dark dock, a life-long lock,
    A short, sharp shock, a big black block!
    To sit in solemn silence in a pestilential prison,
    And awaiting the sensation
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    (by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan from The Mikado)

-LOCK appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Hero, lock radar of steel fleets for a dark color eh?
  • Eva, can I brag one row I’d lock rats to got stark cold?: I wore no garb in a cave.
  • "Enola won’t lock radar on a mare!" vowed Emil now, as I saw on lime dew over a manor a dark colt, now alone.
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Definition of -LOCK

What does -LOCK mean?

suffix

  1. [no longer productive] action or proceeding, practice, ritual

Phrases with -LOCK

  1. Anti-Lock

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Printed books with definitions for -LOCK

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Google previewThe Duty of a Steward to His Lord (1727)

Represented Under Several Plain and Distinct Articles : Wherein May be Seen the Indirect Practices of Several Stewards, Tending to Lessen, and the Several Methods Likely to Improve Their Lords Estates : to which is Added an Appendix, Shewing the Way to Plenty, Proposed to the Farmers : Wherein are Laid Down General Rules and Directions for the Management and Improvement of a Farm : Both Design'd Originally for the Use of the Several Stewards and Tenants of His Grace the Duke of Buckingham, and Now Improv'd and Publish'd for the General Use and Interest of All the Nobility and Gentry Throughout England by Edward Laurence

Cat-lock is an harmless Weed, but no Grain suffers so much as Wheat and Barley by Thistles, Pocky, &c. Is aster weeding the CrQP appears thin, 'tis very adviseable to strew Pigeon or'Hen-dung, or Kilp-ashes, or Malt-dust over it, by which ...

Google previewSecurity of Air Cargo During Ground Transportation (Redacted) (2011)

by Richard L. Skinner

For instance, TSA has authorized a pilot at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport called M-lock. The M-lock is an electronically serialized ...

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Quotes about -LOCK

The individual will always be a minority. If a man is in a minority of one, we lock him up. (Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.)
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