under lock and key


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under lock and key

Securely hidden away. I keep my grandmother's secret recipe under lock and key so that no one can steal it.
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under lock and key

Securely locked up, as in He keeps the wine under lock and key. [First half of 1500s]
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under lock and key

securely locked up.
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under ˌlock and ˈkey

locked up in prison, in a safe, etc: The escaped prisoners are now safely under lock and key.The exam papers must be kept under lock and key until half an hour before the exam.
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under lock and key

Securely locked up.
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