- 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
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pad•lock /ˈpædˌlɑk/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
v. [~ + object]
pad•lock (pad′lok′),USA pronunciation n.
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padlock /ˈpædˌlɒk/ n
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