from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that locks: a locker of windows and doors.
- n. A small, usually metal compartment that can be locked, especially one at a gymnasium or public place for the safekeeping of clothing and valuables.
- n. A flat trunk for storage.
- n. A heavily insulated refrigerated cabinet, compartment, or room for storing frozen foods.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of storage compartment with a lock usually used to store clothing, equipment, or books.
- n. One who locks something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, locks.
- n. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which locks up.
- n. A close receptacle, as a chest, a drawer, a compartment, or a cupboard, that may be closed with a lock.
- n. A recess or niche near an altar in some Roman Catholic churches, intended as a depository for water, oil, etc.
- n. A bar-room or groggery.
- To curl.
- To entangle; mat together.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
- n. a trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a barracks)
- n. a fastener that locks or closes
From lock (+ -er) from Old English loc ("fastening, enclosure"), from Proto-Germanic *lukan. Cognate with German Loch, Dutch luik, and Dutch loket. (Wiktionary)