from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A keyhole-guard of the modern form, usually attached to the escutcheon by a pivot and falling by its own weight to cover the keyhole.
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In convoy formation we drove to the sad little Hudson River town where we were supposed to drop the truck off at a mini-storage site only to be confronted by two of the nastiest women on the face of creation who informed us that, despite there still be a sign and a key-drop box on the premises, they no longer take Budget trucks back.
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