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Definition of locked and loaded

locked and loaded

adjective

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  • from military slang for "weapons loaded and prepared for firing".

    Last edited on Mar 08 2018. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • John Wayne in the film Sands of Iwo Jima was to say "Load and Lock" but "Lock and Load" sounded better so they did not edit it for the correct term.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 30 2015.

  • phrase popularized by John Wayne. Origin is from procedure for readying an M1 Garand firearm for firing.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 31 2016.

  • possible alternative origin: When a horse is reluctant to enter the starting gate before a race the assistant starters will position themselves on each side of the horse's haunches. They each extend an arm and grasp the others wrist. With their hands thus "locked" behind the horse's rump they pull/push the horse and "load" him into the starting gate.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 11 2017.

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Other terms relating to 'military (related to)':

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Definitions include: fresh, deep, uncut snow.
Definitions include: pejorative nickname of the US Air Force.
Definitions include: to kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: acronym for "missing in action".
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: acronym for "Joint Army [and] Navy fuck-up", i.e. a large mistake caused by both the Army and the Navy.
Definitions include: a United States Marine.
Definitions include: pejorative term for an Air Force.
Definitions include: "a target has been injured or killed" or "a terrorist has been injured or killed."

Other terms relating to 'ready, prepared':

Definitions include: of good quality. Also used to describe something that one is proud of.
Definitions include: "on deck" expressed with leet speak.
Definitions include: on schedule, under control, with necessary preconditions met, etc.
Definitions include: completely ready.
Definitions include: of a situation or current life condition, good.
Definitions include: "that's great!"
Definitions include: ready.
Definitions include: See five by five.
Definitions include: fine, good, okay.
Definitions include: waiting.

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Other terms relating to 'and':

Definitions include: acronym for "assault and battery".
Definitions include: "rain".
Definitions include: Cockney rhyme for ''believe''.
Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: clumsy.
Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: without substance; all talk and no action.
Definitions include: a lot of money.
Definitions include: to get fouled in basketball and make the basket
Definitions include: used to indicate an extreme condition or an excessive amount.
Definitions include: et cetera.
Definitions include: used to indicate an extreme condition or an excessive amount.
Definitions include: a quantity between 1 and one order of magnitude lower than the quantity previously mentioned.
Definitions include: interjection of agreement.

Other terms relating to 'load':

Definitions include: a great quantity.
Definitions include: a large quantity or amount.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: a lot
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: a great quantity.
Definitions include: to gorge on carbohydrates.
Definitions include: many or much.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: a great quantity or amount.
Definitions include: to look at.
Definitions include: a male orgasm during which no semen is ejaculated.
Definitions include: a unit of semen: the output of one male's ejaculation.
Definitions include: to place a wad of chewing tobacco in one's mouth.
Definitions include: large breasted.

Other terms relating to 'lock':

Definitions include: to be the sole owner or provider of something.
Definitions include: a kiss, to kiss.
Definitions include: to be arrested and put in a jail cell.
Definitions include: to secure.
Definitions include: an after-hours session of drinking at a bar or pub.
Definitions include: to break up with someone
Definitions include: dreadlocks.
Definitions include: To fight someone.
Definitions include: under control.
Definitions include: A casual observance of someone you find very attractive.

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