butt hinge

noun

Definition of butt hinge

: a hinge usually mortised flush into the edge of a door and its jamb

First Known Use of butt hinge

1765, in the meaning defined above

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“Butt hinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butt%20hinge. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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