butt hinge definition

  • noun:
    • A hinge composed of two dishes mounted on abutting surfaces of a door and door jamb and joined up with by a pin.
    • A kind of hinge found in dangling doorways, cover, covers, etc.; so-named because fastened in the edge of the door, which butts from the framework, end molding, and casing, instead of on its face, such as the strap hinge; also known as butt.
    • Same as butt, 4.
    • a hinge mortised flush in to the side of the door and jamb
  • others:
    • identify 1st butt, 10.

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