At Tannington also they came to my father to ask him to let them have the church Bible and the church key.
"That's not the church key," said Lewis, staring at the one just hung up.
A case is related, on the other hand, of a party that came to the church and requested to be married with a church key.
A parish clerk recollected an instance of a party that came to the church, and requested to be married with the church key.
As a substitute for the usual ring, the church key has been put into requisition.
There was always someone yelling for a "church key" (the metal key on the bottom of a can) to borrow.
A bottle or can opener (1950s+)