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Chubb

noun
  1. trademark a type of patent lock containing a device that sets the bolt immovably if the lock is picked
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Historical Examples of chubb

  • The Chubb was soon, however, crippled and became unmanageable.

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation

    Charles Roger

  • Splendid fellows; and old Chubb knows how to handle them too.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw

    George Manville Fenn

  • “Captain Chubb thinks we may meet with the privateer,” said Rodd merrily.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw

    George Manville Fenn

  • Captain Chubb thinks that he will have finished in two days more.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw

    George Manville Fenn

  • Uncle Paul grunted, and just then Captain Chubb strolled up.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw

    George Manville Fenn