Cross-garnet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cross-garnet A hinge having one strap perpendicular and the other strap horizontal giving it the form of an Egyptian or T cross.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cross-garnet A hinge shaped like the letter T. The longer part is fastened to the leaf or door, the shorter to the frame, the joint being at the meeting of the two. Called in Scotland cross-tailed hinge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cross-garnet a T-shaped hinge
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Usage

In literature:

It is decorated by cherubs, roses, thistles, and crosses, relieved with garnets and pearls.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Jeff-Jack's still got too many uses for Garnet, to cross him without a good excuse.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
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