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lock, a

noun phrase

A certainty; sure thing, shoo-in: This guy looks like a lock now/ no longer a lock to win the NFC East

Related Terms

have a lock on something, mortal lock

[1940s+; fr lock, ''wrestling hold'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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