rabbeted lock

Etymology: from past participle of rabbet (II)
: a lock whose front conforms to a rabbet on the edge of a door

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • rabbeted lock —   n.    a lock with a face or front which is specially formed to use in a rabbeted door …   Locksmith dictionary

  • curb —   n.    a round safe lock cover that is rabbeted and has a wheel post as an integral part of its construction …   Locksmith dictionary

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