(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. fasten, secure, make fast. See closure, junction.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A device for locking]
Syn. hook, catch, latch, bolt, bar, staple, hasp, clinch, bond, fastening, padlock, safety catch, clamp, holdfast, clasp, link, junction, connection, barrier, canal gate, device, fixture, grip, grapple; see also fastener .
Types of locks include: deadbolt, double-cylinder, single-cylinder, tumbler, pin-tumbler cylinder, sash ward, fine ward, solid ward, lever, safety lever, keyless, combination, cabinet, duplex key, action, rim, mortise, padlock, timelock.
2. [A tuft or ringlet of hair]
Syn. tuft, tress, ringlet, bunch, twist, portion of hair, snip, braid, plait; see also curl , hair 1 .
under lock and key,
Syn. locked up, imprisoned, in jail; see confined 3 .
Syn. bolt, bar, clasp, secure; see fasten 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. bolt, catch, padlock, latch, hook, bar, deadbolt, clamp.
2. tress, curl, ringlet, tuft. see hair
secure, latch, bolt, padlock, bar, close, shut.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To shut in with or as if with bars: bar, confine, wall. See FREE. 2. To put in jail. Also used with up: confine, detain, immure, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail. See FREE.

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