elbow catch

  1. an L-shaped catch, as for a door, having a piece for the thumb on one arm and a hooked end for engaging a hooked plate on the other.

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How to use elbow catch in a sentence

  • This in turn is fastened to the stool with the two hinges on the back and the elbow catch on the front side to keep it closed.

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