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Yale, Linus, Jr.
The American inventor of the pin tumbler mortise lock and its replaceable cylinder component.
 
yoke
n. a component designed to secure cylinders or turn disks in both sides of a mortise lock by means of a single setscrew
 
yoked
n. a mechanical system uniting two or more combination locks with the ability to be unlocked by any lock or a series of locks

 

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