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lock

 [lok]
1. a place, often airtight, where something is sealed in.
2. a device such as a clamp for holding something firmly in place.
heparin lock see heparin lock.

lock

(lok),
A device for holding or closing.

lock

Vox populi A device that prevents a particular action or activity. See Bloxham air lock, Heparin lock, Job lock, Vapor lock.

lock

(lok)
1. An enclosing, fastening, or securing device.
2. A mechanism that, when moved, permits or obstructs passage.
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So we wrote to her after Wimbledon to say how much pleasure we had got from watching Andy play and to thank her for wearing the locket.
The silver heart-shaped locket is engraved with the inscription "Forever in my heart Dad".
All the locket and charm collections, as well as details of other jewellery pieces, shipping options and payment plans can be seen at https://encantojewellery.
The small gold locket contained a miniature piece of tartan and a lock of hair, said to belong to Bonnie Prince Charlie, who led the unsuccessful Jacobite uprising of 1745.
Then another kind friend, Emma Button, offered to help by giving discounted rates at a vet in Abu Dhabi, so Lucy Locket was taken to Abu Dhabi and now she lives in a small cage waiting for someone to step forward and adopt her.
We just hope someone comes forward with information so that we can try and find our the locket, that's the most precious thing to us.
Locket brings breaking news and other content to smartphone lock screens.
Locket Chatterjee ( right) with BJP West Bengal president Rahul Sinha in Kolkata on Thursday.
Despite going on to marry and have children, Vera kept the two-page letter for the rest of her life along with a locket containing photos of her and Harry.
A web designer and internet marketing specialist, Stephanie Balza is also the founder of a one-of-a-kind photo charm locket business.
The other side of the locket shows a picture of a bonny boy with bright eyes, my Dad.
In addition to finished jewellery, a search on Etsy produces sellers of breast milk soap and one offering a locket kit for the DIY inclined.