Bramah lock

noun
Bram·ah lock | \ ˈbramə- , -ämə- , -ȧmə- \

Definition of Bramah lock 

: a lock in which the tumblers are thin flat notched bars receiving endwise movement from the key instead of the swinging movement of the tumblers of an ordinary lock

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History and Etymology for Bramah lock

after Joseph Bramah †1814 English engineer, its inventor

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