under lock and key

in a room or container which is fastened with a lock

These files should be kept under lock and key.


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  • Under Lock and Key — Infobox Album | Name = Under Lock and Key Type = studio Artist = Dokken Released = November 9, 1985 Recorded = 1985 Length = 42:23 Label = Elektra Producer = Neil Kernon Michael Wagener Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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  • under lock and key — {adv. phr.} Secured; locked up; well protected. * /Dad keeps all his valuables under lock and key./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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