[lok-hahrt, lok-ert] /ˈlɒk hɑrt, ˈlɒk ərt/
John Gibson, 1794–1854, Scottish biographer and novelist.
[hawrn] /hɔrn/ noun 1. one of the bony, permanent, hollow paired growths, often curved and pointed, that project from the upper part of the head of certain ungulate mammals, as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes. 2. a similar growth, sometimes of hair, as the median horn or horns on the snout of the rhinoceros, or […]
[lok-in] /ˈlɒkˌɪn/ noun 1. an act or instance of becoming unalterable, unmovable, or rigid. 2. commitment, binding, or restriction. noun 1. an illegal session of selling alcohol in a bar after the time when it should, by law, be closed standard When an existing standard becomes almost impossible to supersede because of the cost or […]
noun, Horology. 1. (in a striking train) a hooked part, rising and falling on a locking plate and arresting the rotation of the plate after the proper number of strokes.
noun, Horology. 1. a narrow wheel geared to a striking train or other mechanism and having a notched rim engaging with another mechanism permitting it to rotate through a specific arc.