sash lock

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Noun1.sash lock - a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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The central lock on wooden back doors should be a British Standards five-lever mortice sash lock.
Many of the same rules apply to wooden back doors (including French windows) as to front doors, but the central lock should be a British Standard five-lever mortice sash lock with boxed staple.
For internal doors, a handle-operated latch will normally be sufficient, but if you want to lock the door as well, you will need a sash lock which incorporates both a latch and a lock.