Definitions

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  • v. To enclose or nearly enclose (a harbour, vessel, etc.) with land.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To inclose, or nearly inclose, as a harbor or a vessel, with land.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being shut in, or almost shut in, by land.
  • n. A landlocked place, as a harbor or valley.

Etymologies

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land +‎ lock

Examples

  • The first good-size landlock I caught was from the West Branch back in 1957 or '58 while on a camping trip up there with my parents.

    The Road to New Waters

  • So what we've done here is to create a situation of political landlock, with the individual states (as represented by Congress) lining up against the President.

    God, I Love My Wife

  • It was almost dark, but not dark enough to prevent us from seeing those wonderfully green hills which landlock the harbour.

    The Crack of Doom

  • "It left us with no option but to put in this restriction again and effectively landlock Irish airports."

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  • Some board members are cool to the idea of building on a site that would further landlock the county's Justice Center.

    The Appleton Post-Crescent Latest Headlines

  • "It left us with no option but to put in this put in this restriction again and effectively landlock Irish airports."

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  • If you landlock me, landlock them, but don't do it at my expense ...

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  • A re-plat of the subject property to avoid a landlock of parcel 136C-D-029.

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  • He does not realize the repercussions of US actions It will start a war and landlock Afghanistan will beg for foods and other supplies for its people.

    Munaeem's Blog

  • Son Doug does the first, makes sure the coffee cup holders are in place alongside the sandwich holders and that napkins, doilies, candles are readied in such a manner as to accompany the kielbasa, Italian sausage, peanut butter and honey sandwiches so that nothing will be lost if a giant lake trout, leaping landlock or bully bass insists on hitting an array of baits prepared by the Iron Chefs Lures fashioned on the anvil of the fish grim reaper.

    Reader - MassLive.com

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