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lock rail

the rail of a door that meets the shutting stile at the level of the lock.
Origin of lock rail
First recorded in 1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Some workers cut the wedges from the pieces left out of the haunching of the lock rail, or the bottom rail.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham
  • The panel arrangement consisted of three pairs of nearly square panels above the lock rail and one pair twice as high below.

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