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cross-garnet

[ kraws-gahr-nit, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌgɑr nɪt, ˈkrɒs- /
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noun

a T-shaped strap hinge with the crosspiece as the stationary member.

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Also called T hinge.

Origin of cross-garnet

First recorded in 1650–60
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-garnet

cross-garnet

noun

a hinge with a long horizontal strap fixed to the face of a door and a short vertical leaf fixed to the door frame
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