noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
Older Use. .
[lok-ee-uh n] /ˈlɒk i ən/ noun 1. an adherent of the philosophy of Locke. adjective 2. of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy of Locke.
[lok-set] /ˈlɒkˌsɛt/ noun 1. an assembly of parts making up a complete system, especially one used on a door, including knobs, plates, and a mechanism.
[lok-smith] /ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs locks and keys. /ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs locks n. early 13c., from lock (n.1) + smith.
[lok-step] /ˈlɒkˌstɛp/ noun 1. a way of marching in very close file, in which the leg of each person moves with and closely behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead. 2. a rigidly inflexible pattern or process. adjective 3. rigidly inflexible: a lockstep educational curriculum. /ˈlɒkˌstɛp/ noun 1. a method of marching in step […]