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picklock

[ pik-lok ]
/ ˈpɪkˌlɒk /
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noun
a person who picks a lock, especially a burglar.
a thief.
an instrument for picking a lock; lockpick.
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Origin of picklock

First recorded in 1545–55; pick1 + lock1
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British Dictionary definitions for picklock

picklock
/ (ˈpɪkˌlɒk) /

noun
a person who picks locks, esp one who gains unlawful access to premises by this means
an instrument for picking locks
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