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English definition of “Yale lock”

Yale lock

noun [C]     /ˈjeɪlˌlɒk/ US  /-ˌlɑːk/ trademark
a type of lock , especially for doors , that is cylinder-shaped and is operated by a flat key : a Yale key Locks and locksmithing
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