-lock, suffix surviving only in WEDLOCK, repr. OE. -lāc, which may be rendered ‘actions or proceedings, practice’, as beado-, feoht-, heaðolāc fighting, warfare, brȳdlāc nuptials, rēaflāc robbery, wedlāc pledge-giving, nuptials; = ON. -leikr, identical with OE. lāc play, sport, ON. leikr, Goth. laiks dance.
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