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gunlock

[guhn-lok] /ˈgʌnˌlɒk/
noun
1.
the mechanism of a firearm by which the charge is exploded.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; gun1 + lock1
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  • If you have a gun in the home, make sure it has a gunlock on it or is locked in a safe.
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gunlock

/ˈɡʌnˌlɒk/
noun
1.
the mechanism in some firearms that causes the charge to be exploded
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