Definition: A portable lock with a bow which is usually jointed or
pivoted at one end so that it can be opened, the other end being
fastened by the bolt, -- used for fastening by passing the bow through
a staple over a hasp or through the links of a chain, etc.
Definition: Fig.: A curb; a restraint.
Definition: To fasten with, or as with, a padlock; to stop; to
shut; to confine as by a padlock.