deadlocking latch

  n.
   a latchbolt with a deadlocking mechanism

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • deadlocking —   adj.    pertaining to any feature which, when fully engaged, resists attempts to move the latch or bolt in the unlocking direction through direct pressure …   Locksmith dictionary

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