a lock having a spring bolt moved by a knob or knobs, and a dead bolt moved by a key.
[nob] /nɒb/ noun 1. a projecting part, usually rounded, forming the handle of a door, drawer, or the like. 2. a rounded lump or protuberance on the surface or at the end of something, as a knot on a tree trunk. 3. Architecture. an ornamental boss, as of carved work. 4. a rounded hill, mountain, […]
[nok] /nɒk/ verb (used without object) 1. to strike a sounding blow with the fist, knuckles, or anything hard, especially on a door, window, or the like, as in seeking admittance, calling attention, or giving a signal: to knock on the door before entering. 2. to strike in collision; bump: He knocked into a table. […]
[nok-uh-bout] /ˈnɒk əˌbaʊt/ noun 1. Nautical. any of various fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessels having a single jib bent to a stay from the stemhead, no bowsprit being used: usually rigged as a sloop. 2. something designed or suitable for rough or casual use, as a sturdy jacket, a secondhand car, etc. 3. a slapstick comedian or […]
- Knock cold
see: knock out , def. 1.