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OTHER WORDS FROM padlockun·pad·locked, adjective
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How to use padlock in a sentence
Just drill holes through it to match the mounting points of whatever rack or solution you’re using, then secure the top strap with a padlock.How to Safely Store and Transport Extra Gasoline|Wes Siler|May 14, 2021|Outside Online
Aside from the patisserie, I rarely frequented any of those establishments, yet I feel a twinge in my chest every time I see the padlocks.The Pandemic Has Been Tough for Extroverts. Here's How I Managed to Make Friends Anyway|Belinda Luscombe|April 20, 2021|Time
The body lay in an aboveground marble sarcophagus guarded by no groundskeepers or watchmen, just one lonely padlock.Invasion of the Celebrity Body Snatchers, From Charlie Chaplin to Casey Kasem|Melissa Leon|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the Pont des Arts we buy a padlock engraved with our initials, T and E.Discovering The Charms Of La France Profonde|Emma Woolf|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet Romney happily slid his leg into this manacle, slammed down the padlock, and threw the key into the river.Michael Tomasky: Obama’s High-Stakes Gamble on Gay Marriage|Michael Tomasky|May 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One tent had a padlock on the front, a visible if not effective request for some privacy.Stimulus Dollars for Sex Offenders?|Gerald Posner|September 4, 2009|DAILY BEAST
An hour later, with a nice, shiny new padlock, I went back to the composing-room.Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis
The light was switched off, and Bud heard the doors pulled shut, and the rattle of the padlock and chain.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
If he had been surprised at seeing the padlock, it was nothing to the burning indignation which now possessed him.
What was his astonishment at finding an enormous padlock and a heavy chain upon the door!
Still, they were so honest that a padlock, broken by mistake, was secretly replaced by a new one on the next day.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber