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underhung

[uhn-der-huhng] /ˌʌn dərˈhʌŋ/
adjective
1.
Anatomy.
  1. (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw.
  2. having the lower jaw so projecting.
2.
resting on a track beneath instead of being overhung, as a sliding door.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; under- + hung
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British Dictionary definitions for underhung

underhung

/ˌʌndəˈhʌŋ/
adjective
1.
(of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw; undershot
2.
(of a sliding door, etc) supported at its lower edge by a track or rail
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