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Chubb

/tʃʌb/
noun
1.
trademark a type of patent lock containing a device that sets the bolt immovably if the lock is picked
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  • Look here, Captain chubb,” cried the doctor, “I am sure you mean well.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw George Manville Fenn
  • “Captain chubb thinks we may meet with the privateer,” said Rodd merrily.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw George Manville Fenn
  • She provided them with grog and food, but there was never anything for chubb to eat, except abuse.

    A Poor Man's House Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  • Captain chubb thinks that he will have finished in two days more.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw George Manville Fenn
  • In the corner was the address: "11, chubb's Cottages, Basingstoke."

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • “And quite right too, chubb,” said the doctor, clapping him on the shoulder.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw George Manville Fenn
  • The words were scarcely out of his mouth when I heard chubb say, "Now."

    Under the Dragon Flag James Allan
  • Captain chubb may have been altering her rig when he got her upright again.

    The Ocean Cat's Paw George Manville Fenn
  • chubb was to command the vessel, and he offered to Webster and myself the posts of first and second hands.

    Under the Dragon Flag James Allan
  • When Felix arrived, the great chubb was standing at the door.

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