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spring catch

noun
1.
a catch for an interior or cabinet door that has a bolt operated by a spring.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples from the web for spring catch
  • The cylinder has a plunger, cone-shaped, at the lower end and a spring catch near the upper end.
  • The device may be spring catch, magnetic catch, self-closing hinges or equivalent.

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