Keyhole

Definition of Keyhole

Key´hole`
n.1.A hole or apertupe in a door or lock, for receiving a key.
2.(Carp.) A hole or excavation in beams intended to be joined together, to receive the key which fastens them.
Keyhole limpet
(Zool.) a marine gastropod of the genus Fissurella and allied genera. See Fissurella.
Keyhole saw
a narrow, slender saw, used in cutting keyholes, etc., as in doors; a kind of compass saw or fret saw.
Keyhole urchin
(Zool.) any one of numerous clypeastroid sea urchins, of the genera Melitta, Rotula, and Encope; - so called because they have one or more perforations resembling keyholes.

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air hole, armhole, blowhole, bullet-hole, bunghole, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, gasket, grommet, guide, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket, placket hole, porthole, punch-hole, spiracle, tap, vent, venthole
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