double-lock

double-lock

vb (tr)
to lock by means of a double lock, or by more than one lock
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dou′ble-lock′



v.t.
to lock with two turns of a key, so that a second bolt is engaged.
[1585–95]
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double-lock


Past participle: double-locked
Gerund: double-locking

Imperative
double-lock
double-lock
Present
I double-lock
you double-lock
he/she/it double-locks
we double-lock
you double-lock
they double-lock
Preterite
I double-locked
you double-locked
he/she/it double-locked
we double-locked
you double-locked
they double-locked
Present Continuous
I am double-locking
you are double-locking
he/she/it is double-locking
we are double-locking
you are double-locking
they are double-locking
Present Perfect
I have double-locked
you have double-locked
he/she/it has double-locked
we have double-locked
you have double-locked
they have double-locked
Past Continuous
I was double-locking
you were double-locking
he/she/it was double-locking
we were double-locking
you were double-locking
they were double-locking
Past Perfect
I had double-locked
you had double-locked
he/she/it had double-locked
we had double-locked
you had double-locked
they had double-locked
Future
I will double-lock
you will double-lock
he/she/it will double-lock
we will double-lock
you will double-lock
they will double-lock
Future Perfect
I will have double-locked
you will have double-locked
he/she/it will have double-locked
we will have double-locked
you will have double-locked
they will have double-locked
Future Continuous
I will be double-locking
you will be double-locking
he/she/it will be double-locking
we will be double-locking
you will be double-locking
they will be double-locking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been double-locking
you have been double-locking
he/she/it has been double-locking
we have been double-locking
you have been double-locking
they have been double-locking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been double-locking
you will have been double-locking
he/she/it will have been double-locking
we will have been double-locking
you will have been double-locking
they will have been double-locking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been double-locking
you had been double-locking
he/she/it had been double-locking
we had been double-locking
you had been double-locking
they had been double-locking
Conditional
I would double-lock
you would double-lock
he/she/it would double-lock
we would double-lock
you would double-lock
they would double-lock
Past Conditional
I would have double-locked
you would have double-locked
he/she/it would have double-locked
we would have double-locked
you would have double-locked
they would have double-locked
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Translations

double-lock

[ˌdʌblˈlɒk] VTcerrar con dos vueltas
see also double lock
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I shall double-lock myself in with him and have it out before I die, I'm quite certain of it.'
Master and man then descended, the street-door was double-locked, and at the end of Saville Row they took a cab and drove rapidly to Charing Cross.
It was not until she had chained and double-locked the door, fastened every bolt and bar with the heat and fury of a maniac, and drawn him back into the room, that she turned upon him, once again, that stony look of horror, and, sinking down into a chair, covered her face, and shuddered, as though the hand of death were on her.
He opened it, softly, with a key; strode lightly up the stairs; and entering his own room, double-locked the door, and lifting a heavy table against it, drew back the curtain of the bed.
Being then disturbed, they made off; letting themselves out at the main door, and double-locking it again (it was double-locked, and the key under Mrs.
In a second I had disinterred the box; then, that it might not be known I had done so, I filled up the hole, threw the spade over the wall, and rushed through the door, which I double-locked, carrying off the key."
He rather congratulated himself on his prudence when the single gentleman, without notice or explanation of any kind, double-locked the door.
Quite satisfied, he closed his door, and locked himself in; double-locked himself in, which was not his custom.
Thereafter they had conducted me through the book-lined door of my undoing, down stone stairs leading to three cellar doors, one of which they had double-locked upon me.
Grimaud then took from the pocket of the officer all the keys it contained and first opened the door of the room in which they were, then shut it and double-locked it, and both he and the duke proceeded rapidly down the gallery which led to the little inclosure.
Each had in his hand a small pannier; and, when they entered the dungeon, they stopt at the door until Front-de-B uf himself carefully locked and double-locked it.
Bonacieux, darting at her the most loving glance that he could possibly concentrate upon her charming little person; and while he descended the stairs, he heard the door closed and double-locked. In two bounds he was at the Louvre; as he entered the wicket of L'Echelle, ten o'clock struck.