butt hinge


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

Word History

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of butt hinge was in 1765

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“Butt hinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butt%20hinge. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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