passe-partout

Primary Meanings of passe-partout

1.
n
key that secures entrance everywhere
2.
n
a mounting for a picture using gummed tape
Full Definitions of passe-partout
1

n key that secures entrance everywhere

Synonyms:
master, master key, passkey
Types:
skeleton key
a passkey with much of the bit filed away so that it can open different locks
Type of:
key
metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
2

n a mounting for a picture using gummed tape

Type of:
mounting
framework used for support or display

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