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To unlock (a door) with a loid. 1, record 1, English, - loid
loid: (noun) A strip of celluloid used by a burglar to push back the bolt of a spring lock ... 1, record 1, English, - loid
... "loiding" a door, using a plastic credit card ("celluloid" was an early type of plastic) to trip the latch and open the door. 2, record 1, English, - loid
Specifically, shimming a door open is known as "loiding" after the word "celluloid", a material commonly used in this technique. 3, record 1, English, - loid
crocheter : Par ext. Forcer (une serrure), ouvrir (une porte) par effraction. 2, record 1, French, - crocheter%20une%20porte%20avec%20un%20carte%20de%20plastique
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