loid

loid

[loid] Slang.
verb (used with object)
1.
to open (a locked door) by sliding a thin piece of celluloid or plastic between the door edge and doorframe to force open a spring lock.
noun
2.
a thin piece of celluloid or plastic so used, as by a burglar.

Origin:
1955–60; shortening of celluloid

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