Prowler is a related term of picklock.
As nouns the difference between prowler and picklock
is that prowler
is one who roves about for prey; one who prowls while picklock
is a device designed to pick locks.
One who roves about for prey; one who prowls.
A device designed to pick locks.
* 1623 (date of publication), , Act III,
One who picks locks; a thief.
* Jeremy Taylor
- Marry, sir, he hath offended the law; and, sir, we take him to be a thief too, sir, for we have found upon him, sir, a strange picklock , which we have sent to the deputy.
- A picklock of secrets.
* lock pick