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- n. a key that operates the ignition switch of an automotive engine
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He reached over, flipped the ignition key to "accessory," then rolled up his window.
Instead of answering, Norman Picton asked if it was Gordon Quint's habit to leave the ignition key in the Land-Rover.
He turned the ignition key to Accessory, skimmed the radio dial across a half dozen stations, found Spade Cooley and his Cowboy Rhythm Hour and listened with the volume down low.