hook-and-eye hinge

noun

Definition of hook-and-eye hinge

: a hinge intended for use on a gate and consisting of an L-shaped hook secured to one member (as the gatepost) and fitted into an eye-shaped loop or screw hook secured to the other member (as the gate)

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“Hook-and-eye hinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hook-and-eye%20hinge. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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