a portable or detachable lock with a pivoted or sliding shackle that can be passed through a link, ring, staple, or the like.
verb (used with object)
to fasten with or as with a padlock.
a detachable lock having a hinged or sliding shackle, which can be used to secure a door, lid, etc, by passing the shackle through rings or staples
(transitive) to fasten with or as if with a padlock
“removable lock,” late 15c., from lokke (see lock (n.)), but the first element is of unknown origin.
1640s, from padlock (n.). Related: Padlocked; padlocking.
- Padma shri
/ˈpʌdmə ˈʃriː/ noun 1. (in India) an award for distinguished service in any field
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[pah-daw-vah] /ˈpɑ dɔ vɑ/ noun 1. Italian name of . /ˈpaːdova/ noun 1. the Italian name for Padua
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