picklock

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pick·lock

 (pĭk′lŏk′)
n.
1. A person who picks locks, especially a thief.
2. An instrument for picking a lock.

picklock

(ˈpɪkˌlɒk)
n
1. (Law) a person who picks locks, esp one who gains unlawful access to premises by this means
2. (Tools) an instrument for picking locks

pick•lock

(ˈpɪkˌlɒk)

n.
1. a person who picks locks, esp. a burglar.
2. an instrument for picking locks.
[1545–55]
Translations

picklock

[ˈpɪklɒk] Nganzúa f
References in classic literature ?
Try again," whispered the count, who depended on the secret spring, which was unknown to the picklock, clever as he might be -- "try again, you have a few minutes' work there.
But Biblicists, though sometimes narrow, sometimes ask broader questions, and the picklocks should too.
An alarm to detect picklocks has been developed by the Metropolitan Police Department in an effort to curb the growing number cases of thefts based on picked locks, department officials said Monday.