mortice lock

mortice lock
[[t]mɔ͟ː(r)tɪs lɒk[/t]]
mortice locks
A mortice lock is a type of lock which fits into a hole cut into the edge of a door rather than being fixed to one side of it.
(in AM and sometimes in BRIT, use mortise lock)

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