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 Lochinvar,Lock the Stable Door. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lock, Stock, and Barrel.
 
The whole of anything. The lock, stock, and barrel of a gun is the complete instrument.   1
        “The property of the Church of England, lock, stock, and barrel, is claimed by the Liberationists.”—Newspaper paragraph, 1885.
 


 Lochinvar,Lock the Stable Door. 

 
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