safe deposit lock

   a lock that typically requires two separate keys to access a container

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  • guard post —   n.    1. the circular member in a safe deposit lock upon which the guard levers are mounted    2. (sic) the trunnion for the guard key in a safe deposit lock …   Locksmith dictionary

  • blocking lever —   n.    a lever in a safe deposit lock which blocks the renters key from completely entering the lock until the guard key has been inserted and turned …   Locksmith dictionary

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