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lockfast

Line breaks: lock|fast
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒkfɑːst
 
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Definition of lockfast in English:

adjective

Scottish
Secured with a lock: lockfast areas in which to store equipment
More example sentences
  • Within a period of two or three weeks, it appeared that the main building was no longer lockfast and was being regularly entered by unauthorised persons.

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