rabbeted lock

noun

: a lock whose front conforms to a rabbet on the edge of a door

Word History

Etymology

from past participle of rabbet entry 2

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“Rabbeted lock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rabbeted%20lock. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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