Double-lock Dou"ble-lock`, v. t. To lock with two bolts; to fasten with double security. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]

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  • double lock — v. lock with two bolts; secure with double security …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double-lock — dou′ble lock′ v. t. bui to lock with two turns of a key, so that a second bolt is engaged • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • double-lock — /dub euhl lok /, v.t. 1. to lock with two turns of a key, so that a second bolt is engaged. 2. to fasten with particular care. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-lock — /dʌbəl ˈlɒk/ (say dubuhl lok) verb (t) to turn a key in a lock twice, so as to shoot a second bolt …   Australian English dictionary

  • double-lock — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to lock with two bolts or by two turns of the key : fasten doubly …   Useful english dictionary

  • double lock standing seam — noun A standing seam that uses a double overlapping interlock between two metal panels …   Wiktionary

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  • double — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a consisting of two usu. equal parts or things; twofold. b consisting of two identical parts. 2 twice as much or many (double the amount; double the number; double thickness). 3 having twice the usual size, quantity,… …   Useful english dictionary

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