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huggermugger

Synonyms:

cloak-and-dagger, covertly, secretiveness, Clandestinity, Secretness, Covertness, clandestinely, clandestineness, huggermuggery, clandestine.
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Correct spelling:
lock
Definition:
lok, n. a tuft or ringlet of hair: a small quantity, as of hay: ( Scots law) a quantity of meal, the perquisite of a mill-servant: ( Shak.) a love-lock-- n. LOCK'MAN, an officer in the Isle of Man who acts as a kind of under-sheriff to the governor. [ A.S. locc; Ice. lokkr, Ger. locke, a lock.]

What does the acronym lock stand for?

LOCK abbreviation definitions:
–  Saf T Lok, Inc. ( delisted)
–  Lock the Bus

Synonyms:

adverb
entirely
completely.
noun
act
lock.
artifact
lock.
body
curl, lock, whorl, ringlet.
certainty
positivism, wrap-up, inevitabilities, all sewn up, Authoritativeness, surefire, open and shut case, definiteness, inevitability, sure bet, staunchness.
closure
cork, plug, choke, obstruction, stopper.
device that fastens and bars free passage
catch, link, fixture, clamp, hook, clinch, bolt, clasp, padlock, grip, junction, fastening, connection, grapple, latch, bond, hasp, bar.
fastener
brad, cincture, bracket, clamp, mediator, spike, staple, grapnel, ligament, fuse, buckle, agent, brace, hinge, medium, skewer, clip, cotter, clinch, bolt, band, coupling, chain, rivet, button, latch, binder, fastening, Vinculum, hasp, hook, pin, nail, glue, link, cleat, zipper, splice, tie, cinch, rabbet, braid, bond, anchor, bonding, fastener, stitch, belt, string, middleman, binding, suture, go-between, snap, paste, lace, guy, twine, strap, weld, hawser, closure, vise, stay, tack, hitch, clasp, thread, cement, seal, catch, connector, mucilage, knitting, knot.
guarantee
gage, earnests, gages, recognizances, Certifications, recognizance, certification.
hair
mane, thatch, ruff, moustaches, split end, ruffs, cilium, Cilia, eyelashes, sideburn, Manes, Downs, eyelash, vibrissa, frizzies, villus, cowlick, Vibrissae, eyebrows, Villi, moustache, thatches, tress, split ends, eyebrow, sideburns.
hindrance
impedance, gridlock, foot dragging, Cumbrance, hang up, excess baggage, jam-up, millstone, impedances, hangup.
limit
restriction.
lock
ignition lock, lock chamber, shut up, curl, interlock, lock away, interlace, whorl, lock up, lock in, shut away, ringlet, operate, engage, put away, mesh.
ringlet
ringlet.
rugby
convert, conversion, conversion kick, fifteen, line-out, prop, place kick, Australian Rules football, fly half.
sure thing
CERTS, safe bet, small risk, sure-thing, dead certainty, open-and-shut case, cert.
verb
change
lock.
close
block, barricade, secure, close, stop, fasten, jam, join, shut.
contact
lock.
creation
lock.
emotion
lock.
fasten, clasp
close, shut, button up, button, clench, enclose, seal, encircle, engage, clutch, embrace, press, hug, entwine, join, secure, mesh, unite, turn the key, grasp.
motion
lock.
Examples of usage:
  1. If you lay a hand on her I'll live to-" " Partner, so help me heaven, I wouldn't touch a lock of her hair. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  2. Taking a chair to stand upon, he very coolly began to force the lock. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  3. He wished to enter, but the gate was closed and the key fast in the lock. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  4. He saw me workin' on the lock an' sent those guards here at once. – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore
  5. Get the lock closed, fast ... – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
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