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lock·smith

 (lŏk′smĭth′)
n.
One that makes or repairs locks.

locksmith

(ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ)
n
(Professions) a person who makes or repairs locks
ˈlockˌsmithery, ˈlockˌsmithing n

lock•smith

(ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ)

n.
a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.
[1200–50]
lock′smith`er•y, n.
lock′smith`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locksmith - someone who makes or repairs lockslocksmith - someone who makes or repairs locks  
smith - someone who works at something specified
Translations
zámečník
låsesmed
lukkoseppä
bravar
lakatos
lásasmiîur
錠前屋
자물쇠 장수
zámočník
låssmed
ช่างทำกุญแจ
çilingiranahtarcı
thợ khóa

locksmith

[ˈlɒksmɪθ] Ncerrajero/a m/f

locksmith

[ˈlɒksmɪθ] nserrurier mlock-up [ˈlɒkʌp] n
(British) (= garage) → box m
(British) (= shop) → boutique f (sans logement)
(US) (= police cell) → cellule f de garde à vue

locksmith

[ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ] nfabbro

lock1

(lok) noun
1. a mechanism for fastening doors etc. He put the key in the lock.
2. a closed part of a canal for raising or lowering boats to a higher or lower part of the canal.
3. the part of a gun by which it is fired.
4. a tight hold (in wrestling etc).
verb
to fasten or become fastened with a lock. She locked the drawer; This door doesn't lock.
ˈlocker noun
a small cupboard, especially for sports equipment.
ˈlocket (-kit) noun
a little ornamental case hung round the neck. a gold locket containing a piece of his hair.
ˈlocksmith noun
a person who makes and mends locks.
lock in
to prevent from getting out of a building etc by using a lock. She found she was locked in, and had to climb out of the window.
lock out
to prevent from getting into a building etc by using a lock. Don't lock yourself out (of the house) by forgetting to take your key with you.
lock up
1. to confine or prevent from leaving or being taken away by using a lock. to lock up a prisoner / one's jewellery.
2. to lock whatever should be locked. He locked up and left the shop about 5.30 p.m.

locksmith

صَانِعُ الْأَقْفَاْلِ zámečník låsesmed Schlosser κλειδαράς cerrajero lukkoseppä serrurier bravar fabbro 錠前屋 자물쇠 장수 slotenmaker låsesmed ślusarz serralheiro слесарь låssmed ช่างทำกุญแจ çilingir thợ khóa 锁匠
References in classic literature ?
The locksmiths, although protected by the deep vaults of the portal, abandoned the door and Clopin himself retired to a respectful distance from the church.
It was precisely the moment when the locksmiths were advancing upon it with their tools.
This house was let out in tiny tenements and was inhabited by working people of all kinds--tailors, locksmiths, cooks, Germans of sorts, girls picking up a living as best they could, petty clerks, etc.
Go for the locksmith, there's one about a mile from here.
Poole, my butler, has his orders; you will find him waiting your arrival with a locksmith.
I should get a respectable locksmith, and set him to work to pick the lock for me.
This key was furnished with a small iron point, -- a negligence on the part of the locksmith.
The locksmith set to work, and at last they entered the room.
That night De Vac took the key to a locksmith on the far side of London; one who could not possibly know him or recognize the key as belonging to the palace.
The locksmith of the fortress was sent for; he opened the door, but Gryphus no more found Rosa than she had found the tulip.
Michaelis, young and slim, locksmith by trade, and great frequenter of evening schools, did not even know that anybody had been killed, his part with a few others being to force open the door at the back of the special conveyance.
Did you never see a locksmith before, that you start as if you had come upon a ghost?