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night latch

noun
1.
a door lock operated from the inside by a knob and from the outside by a key.
Also called night bolt.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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night latch

noun
1.
a door lock that is operated by means of a knob on the inside and a key on the outside
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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