Wood lock

(Naut.) a piece of wood close fitted and sheathed with copper, in the throating or score of the pintle, to keep the rudder from rising.

See also: Wood

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Traditions steel doors feature a solid wood lock block for secure mounting of hardware, decorative glass options.
We own the wood lock, stock and barrel and what we do with our property should be of no concern to those people who live nearby.
This system is similar to what is called a Swing Lock or Wood Lock, the latter named after custom knifemaker Barry Wood who patented this style lock and used it extensively in his knives back in the early 1970s.
TIPPERARY (SHL V LAOIS): G Kennedy, P Stapleton, P Curran, C O'Brien, E Corcoran, C O'Mahony, S Maher, J Wood lock, J Ceaser, D Hickey, S McGrath, P Kerwick, E Kelly, L Corbett, P Bourke