butt gauge

noun

Definition of butt gauge

: a gauge usually with three independent cutters used chiefly for marking the outlines of mortises for door butts or strike plates

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“Butt gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butt%20gauge. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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