Definition of Picklocks

1. Noun. (plural of picklock) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Picklocks

1. picklock [n] - See also: picklock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picklocks

pickled pine
picklehead
pickleheads
pickleless
picklepuss
pickler
picklers
pickles
pickleweed
pickleweeds
pickling
picklings
picklist
picklists
picklock
picklocks (current term)
pickmaw
pickmaws
pickmire
pickmires
pickney
pickneys
picknick
picknicked
picknicker
picknicking
picknicks
pickoff
pickoffs
pickpennies

Literary usage of Picklocks

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

1. The London Journal of Arts and Sciences by William Newton (1820)
"In order to deceive those who may attempt to open the lock by means of picklocks, slight indentations are cut upon the periphery of all the sectors so that ..."

2. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"As soon as he had properly studied the ground, the others were to go over in force from Paris — picklocks and all — and away with my uncle's strongbox ! ..."

3. First Report (1839)
"Keys and picklocks are always in requisition, either to gain an entrance into a ... picklocks are used to gain an entrance into banking-houses, warehouses, ..."

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