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  • verb Present participle of padlock.

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Examples

  • Although Buckner’s “Four Horsemen,” as they were inevitably called, succeeded in closing down such high-end establishments as the Colony Club and the Club Deauville, they were shut out when Judge John C. Knox told Buckner he didn’t much like the idea of padlocking the Hotel Astor.

    LAST CALL

  • Although Buckner’s “Four Horsemen,” as they were inevitably called, succeeded in closing down such high-end establishments as the Colony Club and the Club Deauville, they were shut out when Judge John C. Knox told Buckner he didn’t much like the idea of padlocking the Hotel Astor.

    LAST CALL

  • In the wake of the effective "padlocking" of parliament, the country is again faced with a worrisome situation similar to 1970 and 1995.

    Ohmynews International

  • Sadly, this is done figuratively, as ESPN would surely televise Woody Johnson padlocking the Meadowlands as a sobbing Mark Sanchez pounds his fists upon the gate and screams, "But I left my rare parakeets and back issues of British FHM in my locker!"

    How to Fill the Football Vacuum

  • But after Deal's cousin Samantha Allen, 23, and her husband, John Allen, 23, admitted putting the child in the trunk and padlocking it, authorities charged the couple with first degree murder.

    Ame Deal, Arizona 10-Year-Old, Killed By Family For Taking Popsicle: Police

  • How is it that Harper can get away with defying and padlocking Parliament whenever he likes?

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Last year he cut and ran when faced with a vote of non-confidence, effectively padlocking Parliament.

    Going 'rogue

  • Despite shuttering and padlocking the doors to the school, and auctioning off its books and property, the state learned an enduring lesson: "A school is an idea," Highlander co-founder and educator Myles Horton declared.

    Jeff Biggers: Day After in Tucson: As School Board Padlocks Program, Mexican American Studies Will Rise Again in Courts and 2012 Election

  • How is it that Harper can get away with defying and padlocking Parliament whenever he likes?

    Opposition: time to recalibrate

  • Last year he cut and ran when faced with a vote of non-confidence, effectively padlocking Parliament.

    Archive 2009-12-01

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