crossbolt lock

[kraws-bohlt, kros-]

noun

a lock controlling two bolts moving in opposite directions, as to the top and bottom of a doorframe.

Nearby words

  1. crossbeam,
  2. crossbill,
  3. crossbirth,
  4. crossbite,
  5. crossbody,
  6. crossbones,
  7. crossbow,
  8. crossbowman,
  9. crossbred,
  10. crossbreed

Origin of crossbolt lock


Related formscross·bolt·ed, adjective

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