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Stok-lok, -lock, n. Also: stoke- and -loke. [ME and e.m.E. stoklok (1365-6), stoklock (1416-17), stocke lock (1534-5); Stok n.1 f and Lok n.1] A lock set into a wooden case. 1517 Treas. Acc. V 130.
For twa small stok lokkis at Craigmillair v s. ij d.
1524–5 Wigtownshire Chart. 63.
vj stok lokkis
1534–5 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I 126.
Fra George Clame smyth … xlii stok lokkis to the palis
1539–41 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I 284.
To ane loremeire in Dunfermling for vi stok lokis
1541 Treas. Acc. VII 474.
Thre stok lokkis to the dungeoun
1553–4 Edinb. B. Rec. II 287.
For ane greit stoke loke to this yet [sc. at Holyrood Abbey] [7 s.]
1579 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I 306.
For ane stok lok with the key to the mid chalmer
1590 Edinb. D. Guild Acc. 382a.
Ane stok lock to the woman hous dur
1602 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. I 419.
To deliuer to Kathreine McIlraithe ane stoklok pertening hir on his buithe dur
1611 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I 332.
To the over chalmer … ane new stoke loke
1613 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I 343.
For making of ane new bot to ane kie of ane stoklok
1617 M. Works Acc. (ed.) II 77.
For a stok lock to the oylie well xl s.
1655 Perth Hammermen 104.
Ilk blacksmith a stok lock

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