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springlock

[spring-lok] /ˈsprɪŋˌlɒk/
noun
1.
a lock that fastens automatically by a spring.
Origin of springlock
1475-1485
First recorded in 1475-85; spring + lock1
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British Dictionary definitions for spring lock

spring lock

noun
1.
a type of lock having a spring-loaded bolt, a key being required only to unlock it
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