Definition of picklock in English:
1A person who picks locks.
- He was the best picklock in the gang, able to unlock doors and safes in a matter of seconds; and being one of the older members earned him skill in what he did.
- He was a picklock in the widest sense. Keeping him out of a place he wanted to get into or look into was a remarkably difficult thing to do.
1.1An instrument for picking locks.
- In fact, Houdini relied on great skill, low cunning, and keeping tiny metal picklocks concealed about his person.
- The lock of the chain cannot be opened using a picklock.
- One doesn't want to be seen using a picklock. Now, can you show us the way?
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