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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 turn·key /ˈtɝnˌki/
 監獄的看守,獄吏;(a.) (建築商等對工程)一攬子承包的, 用戶只須轉動鑰匙即可開始使用的

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Turn·key n.; pl. Turnkeys
 1. A person who has charge of the keys of a prison, for opening and fastening the doors; a warder.
 2. Dentistry An instrument with a hinged claw, -- used for extracting teeth with a twist.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone who guards prisoners [syn: prison guard, jailer,
           jailor, gaoler, screw]