Definition of lockset in US English:



  • A complete locking system, including knobs, plates, and a locking mechanism, especially for a door.

    • ‘They are available in models for simple bike locks, locksets and heavy-duty use.’
    • ‘The mortise lockset is the most secure locking mechanism for a door.’
    • ‘Slabs are doors without mortises for hinges or holes drilled for locksets.’
    • ‘A deadbolt lock backs up a lockset on entry doors to provide maximum security.’
    • ‘There are 5 exterior doors and 2 garage doors that require these locksets.’