Definition of Padlocks

1. Noun. (plural of padlock) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of padlock) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Padlocks

1. padlock [v] - See also: padlock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Padlocks

padfolio
padfolios
padge
padges
padi
padis
padishah
padishahs
padkos
padle
padles
padless
padlock
padlocked
padlocking
padlocks (current term)
padma
padmaite
padmas
padnag
padnags
padouk
padouks
padow
padres
padri
padrone
padrones
padroni
padronism

Literary usage of Padlocks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1895)
"NOTES ON TWO CURIOUS padlocks IN THE CARLISLE MUSEUM.* By RS FERGUSON, FSA I have the honour to exhibit two padlocks with their keys, of a construction ..."

2. The Light of Nature Pursued by Abraham Tucker, Henry Paulet St. John Mildmay (1831)
"... as that there is nothing left for us to pay : we are captives still, but have the key put into our hands that will unlock the padlocks of our chains, ..."

3. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"... Specimens of tender Gold and Silver; Militia Uniforms ; padlocks for securing Houses against Searches; Jury-Boxes, Trial Balances, and other Goods. ..."

4. Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of by John Timbs (1868)
"15».; eeal for the Chairman, 61. l-li.; gloves, 101. 18>.; toilet articles for ladies' rooms, 291. Hi.; padlocks, S/., ic. ..."

5. My Adventures During the Late War: A Narrative of Shipwreck, Captivity by Donat Henchy O'Brien (1902)
"... A fresh incarceration—Stripping a prisoner naked a more effectual detainer than chains and padlocks—Hopes of escape prove delusive—Gaol surgery and gaol ..."

6. The history of the temple of Jerusalem: tr. from the MS. of Jalal-addín [or by James Reynolds (1836)
"... are covered with rich carpets; the entrances are guarded by iron gates and wooden doors plated with silver, having bolts and padlocks of the same. ..."

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