Meaning of “lock, stock, and barrel” in the English Dictionary

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"lock, stock, and barrel" in British English

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lock, stock, and barrel

including all or every part of something:

We had to move our things lock, stock, and barrel to the other side of the country.

(Definition of “lock, stock, and barrel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lock, stock, and barrel" in American English

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lock, stock, and barrel

including everything:

I'm selling my house, lock, stock, and barrel with all the furniture and appliances.

(Definition of “lock, stock, and barrel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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