In Britain, a 'lock-up' is normally a garage, sometimes rented, which is used to house a car or maybe to store things.

Arthur Daley ran his business out of his lockup, selling goods that had fallen of the back of a lorry.

Lock"up` (?), n.

A place where persons under arrest are temporarily locked up; a watchhouse.

 

© Webster 1913.

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