butt hinge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n butt hinge a hinge mortised flush into the edge of the door and jamb
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Butt hinge See 1st Butt, 10.
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Usage

In literature:

At first the sticker action with a leather hinge to the hammer-butt was the favorite, and lasted long in England.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883" by Various
Once more the great butt came crashing forward, this time caving in the entire door, bursting it back upon its hinges.
"The Devil's Own" by Randall Parrish
The two halves of the back-board are hinged together by ordinary butts.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
Make the drop door 13-16" x 14-3/8" and hinge it with a pair of butt hinges.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
In attaching a butt-hinge, the essential thing is to sink the hinge into the wood, exactly the thickness of the knuckle.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
This open space varies according to the position in which the butt hinge is fixed.
"Woodwork Joints" by William Fairham
I was just going over my stock of butt hinges when he came in.
"Dawson Black: Retail Merchant" by Harold Whitehead
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In news:

Install butt hinges perfectly and establish consistent, slender margins.
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