Definition of Locksman

1. an under-jailer [n LOCKSMEN]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locksman

lockpicker
lockpickers
lockpicking
lockpicks
lockram
lockrams
lockring
lockrings
locks
locks out
locks up
lockset
locksets
lockside
locksides
locksman (current term)
locksmen
locksmith
locksmithery
locksmithing
locksmithings
locksmiths
locksmithy
lockstep
locksteps
lockstitch
lockstitched
lockstitches
lockstitching
lockt

Literary usage of Locksman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essays by Wray Hunt (1899)
"The same quaint old locksman works them both, hobbles across the meadow round which the river bends, and, in spite of rheumatism, is at Buscot almost as ..."

2. Tunnel Shields and the Use of Compressed Air in Subaqueous Works by William Charles Copperthwaite (1906)
"locksman •2 4 \ 14 10 2 2 1 1 12 Note.—About sixty men were in ordinary circumstances employed in the Blackwall Tunnel. At the Baker Street and Waterloo ..."

3. A Digest of Cases Relating to Shipping, Admiralty, and Insurance Law: From by Reginald Godfrey Marsden (1899)
"In an action by the shipowners against the dock authority :—Held, that the (locksman had authority to allow such user, so as to render the defendants liable ..."

4. The Poems of Alexander Montgomerie by Alexander Montgomerie (1887)
"... also called the locksman, in consideration of a privilege he enjoyed of taking a lock or handful of meal from every sack brought into the city market. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"... pleasure-boats pass in the distance, filled with ladies, with brass bands, with racing crews ; the locksman sees them from his lofty post, ..."

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