straight lock

straight lock

A lock which is designed to be fixed on the face of a door, requiring no preparation other than the cutting of a keyhole.
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DO you suppose I could?--'fore I get to Heaven, I mean," she cried, pulling out with eager fingers the straight locks above her ears.
His wet hair was plastered in straight locks about his face.
When they spoke of their own losses, they tossed their long straight locks of grey into the air, or suffered them to fall in confusion upon their withered necks; but as the sweetness of returning blow for blow was touched upon, by any among them, it was answered by a common howl, as well as by gestures, that were sufficiently expressive of the manner in which they were exciting themselves to the necessary state of fury.
The company will introduce S-7200B, a single needle direct drive straight lock stitcher with thread trimmer, and S-7220B, a single needle direct drive needle feed lock stitcher with thread trimmer (an advanced model of S-7200B with needle feed).
Gone is the silky straight lock and brunette tones are to replace blonde shade.
Her open straight locks added more glamour to her looks.
She has ditched her trademark straight locks and flowery style for a more much grown-up look.
Growing up, I have always envied the long, straight locks of my friends and classmates.
Plus, at Prada, high pineapple ponytails were fixed above the ear with cute barrettes and at Rochas, long minimalist grips held back poker straight locks - hair slides have never looked so grown-up.
It includes shampoo, conditioner and Brazilian Smooth Flatiron Express, a leave-in balm that reduces styling time and offers heat protection up to 450[degrees] for flowing, straight locks.