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What is another word for locks?

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Hairs collectively, especially those growing on a person's head
“Kieran blew a lock of hair out of his eyes, exasperated.”
A hairstyle worn by Rastafarians and others in which the hair is left to grow into long matted strings
Plural for a mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened
“Devin waited until he heard the lock in the door latch shut, and upon hearing it, he walked right by Sandra and walked up the stairs.”
Plural for the condition of being certain to happen
“Initially, McGraw felt that the New York Highlanders were a lock to win the American League.”
To fasten with a lock, especially on doors
“They could hear the jailer turn around and lock the door behind him.”
To clasp or entangle in a struggle or embrace
“He wanted to lock her in his arms and crush her with a kiss, but contented himself with taking her hand and giving her an affectionate peck on the cheek.”
To join together via a locking action or mechanism
“Kit saw her lock her fingers together tightly to still their trembling.”
To make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
“As it picks up the slack of the string, the tuning peg will tighten and lock itself in place.”
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