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crossbolt lock

[ kraws-bohlt, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌboʊlt, ˈkrɒs- /
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noun
a lock controlling two bolts moving in opposite directions, as to the top and bottom of a doorframe.
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Origin of crossbolt lock

OTHER WORDS FROM crossbolt lock

crossbolted, adjective
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