butt-hinge

butt hinge

noun
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:
1780–90

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butt hinge
 
n
sometimes shortened to butt 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

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