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picklock

[pik-lok] /ˈpɪkˌlɒk/
noun
1.
a person who picks, locks, especially a burglar.
2.
a thief.
3.
an instrument for picking, locks; lock, pick.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; pick1 + lock1
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  • Move picklock in cylinder to open locks without keys.
British Dictionary definitions for picklock

picklock

/ˈpɪkˌlɒk/
noun
1.
a person who picks locks, esp one who gains unlawful access to premises by this means
2.
an instrument for picking locks
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Word Origin and History for picklock
n.

1550s, from pick (v.) + lock (n.).

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