Origin of percussion lock
Words nearby percussion lock
How to use percussion lock in a sentence
While the desk sergeant ran a background check, he was roughed up by another officer in the lock-up.
“Now they will definitely lock Navalny in prison,” one of the women in the crowd said.
Who knew that a competition where you clutch the hand of another man and lock eyes across a table could be this damn gay.High-End Pervs Film Benedict Cumberbatch and Reese Witherspoon Sucking Face|Amy Zimmerman|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In many ways, she seems a lock for the win, but her atheism puts her entire character in question.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism|Regina Lizik|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Charges were eventually dropped against them, in part because two had lock-solid alibis.
The place was used as a lock-up for some time after the incorporation, and the old irons were kept on show for years.
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
A machine for making percussion caps was patented by John Abraham in 1864.
The carbon dioxid evolved distends the stomach, and its outline can easily be determined by percussion.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Another manner of punishment consists in making them wear a tin mask, which is fastened with a lock behind.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer