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padlock

[′pad‚läk]
(design engineering)
An unmounted lock with a shackle that can be opened and closed; the shackle is usually passed through an eye, then closed to secure a hasp.
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Lionel Webster had a padlocked metal collar around his neck when he died in the garage at Ann and Colin Richardson's home in Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent.
His naked body was discovered in a padlocked North Face holdall placed in the bath of his flat in Pimlico, London.
THE latest suggestion that deceased MI6 agent Gareth Williams climbed into a holdall in his bath and zipped and padlocked himself inside as a solo "sex game gone wrong" surely takes the biscuit.
Summary: An inquest into the death of British code-breaker Gareth Williams has heard his body was found padlocked shut in a holdall at his home.
THE decomposing body of British code-breaker Gareth Williams was found padlocked shut in a holdall in a bath in his flat, an inquest heard.
BHAKTAPUR, May 4 -- Employees' Association of the Council for technical education and Vocational training (CTEVT) padlocked the office of CTEVT Vice Chairman Dr Devi Prasad Ghimire and Secretary Member Jaya Bahadur Tandan and Department of Standard Determination for the indefinite time from Monday.
Gladys Pritchard with the padlocked side gate which means she can't put her rubbish out unless she wheels it through her bungalow.
A CITY snooker hall found to have padlocked its fire exits has had its licence suspended for three months.
FORTRESS: John Wilkinson stands in front of his padlocked steel container garden shed Picture: FRANK LOUGHLIN
1874: Birth of American magician and escapologist Harry HoudiniThe most famous magician in history, Houdini managed to escape from handcuffs, padlocked underwater boxes and seemingly any kind of bond or container.
A brown stone-and-steel monolith, Belmont sits padlocked on a sloping downtown lot sandwiched between freeways and surrounded by low-income housing.
A MOTHER was quizzed last night after police rescued two toddlers who were left home alone and padlocked in their bedroom.