To make fast

(Naut.) to make secure; to fasten firmly, as a vessel, a rope, or a door.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And I charge you, Philoetius, to make fast the doors of the outer court, and to bind them securely at once."
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