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butt hinge

noun
1.
a hinge for a door or the like, secured to the butting surfaces rather than to the adjacent sides of the door and its frame.
Compare flap (def 20a).
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for butt-hinge

butt hinge

noun
1.
a hinge made of two matching leaves, one recessed into a door and the other into the jamb so that they are in contact when the door is shut sometimes shortened to butt1
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