Lock, Stock, and Barrel

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Lock, Stock, and Barrel

Informal for complete or full. For example, upon completing a business project, one may describe the project as "lock, stock and barrel."
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Last week I posed a question from Mr Patterson, of Westmoor, Newcastle, who wanted to know why we say lock, stock and barrel when referring to buying a business?
An e-mailed response from John Preston of Northumberland arrived the next day saying: "Mr Westmoor starts with the wrong premise when he assumes the term lock, stock and barrel refers in part to a door lock and a business's stock of goods.