A usually metal instrument used to operate a lock's mechanism.
M.E. key(e), kay(e), O.E. cæg "key," of unknown origin,
Kelid, variants (Tabari) kali, (Lori) kelil, (Laki) kalil "key; lock," (Kurd) kilil, kolun "latch, bolt;" Mid.Pers. kilêl "key." See also → include.
surâx-e kelid (#)
Fr.: trou de serrure
1) The hole in which a key of a lock is inserted.
miq-e surâx-e kelid
Fr.: Nébuleuse du Trou de Serrure
A relatively small and dark cloud of molecules and dust seen silhouetted against the much brighter → Carina Nebula. It contains bright filaments of emitting hot gas and is roughly 7 → light-years in size.