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lock, stock and barrel

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the three principal parts of a flintlock.

NounEdit

lock, stock and barrel

  1. (idiomatic) A thing in its entirety, with nothing omitted.
    They want to buy the whole thing, lock, stock and barrel.

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