locks


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

locks

1. inferior wool from the lower parts of the legs, under the forearm, inside the flank and the crutch.
2. normal fleece in longwool sheep. See staple.

board locks
locks of wool swept up from the shearing board after the fleece has been removed.
References in classic literature ?
The river stretched out straight before us in the twilight for about a mile; not a ghost of a lock was to be seen.
I said that the fact evidently was that I was not rowing as fast as I fancied I was, but that we should soon reach the lock now; and I pulled on for another mile.
It was a good, reliable map; and, besides, I recollected the lock myself.
I still went on pulling, however, and still no lock came in sight, and the river grew more and more gloomy and mysterious under the gathering shadows of night, and things seemed to be getting weird and uncanny.
Featuring a keyless, user-settable three-digit combination for added convenience and protection, the new Targus security locks are designed for use with iPods configured with a dock connector, including the 5G, nano, iPod Photo, 4G, iPod mini and 3G.
Compared to conventional mechanical locking, it is clear that the speed of opening is many times faster without the need to perform operations such as finding keys or locks.
The tour highlighted the importance of the Locks to our state and countrys economy and national security.
The Big Book of Wooden Locks: Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks
Doing so reduces the number of locks on pages containing rows that are accessed but not required, thereby reducing timeouts and deadlocks.
This is a LOCK which has achieved three stars in the new TS007 standard designed to prevent unwanted access The Real LOCK Company is now an official approved installer of ABS LOCKS.
ISLAMABAD -- Collecting antique locks is like preserving craftsmanship and technical expertise that goes back centuries and Farooq Riaz painstakingly spent 14 years to do the same.
In addition to traditional key systems and push-button locks, keyless cabinet locking systems utilizing radio frequency technology, along with electronic card-based systems are growing in popularity, especially for healthcare institutions and large offices, where numerous employees must have access to the secured items.