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mortise locknoun [C]

(also mortice lock) uk   us  
a ​lock that is inside the ​edge of a ​door, so that it cannot be ​seen or ​removed when the ​door is ​closed
(Definition of mortise lock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mortise lock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (嵌入门里的)插锁,嵌锁…
in Chinese (Traditional) (嵌入門裡的)插鎖,暗鎖…
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