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Noun: lockup  'lók,úp
  1. Jail in a local police station
  2. The act of locking something up to protect it
Verb: lock up
  1. Secure by locking
    "lock up the house before you go on vacation"
  2. Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    - lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away

Derived forms: locked up, locks up, lockups, locking up

See also: lock

Type of: calaboose [US, Austral, informal], clink [informal], confine, fasten, fix, gaol [Brit], jail, jailhouse, pokey [informal], poky [informal], prison, protection, secure, slammer [informal]

Encyclopedia: Lockup

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