a hinge having a flap, especially a long one, attached to one face of a door or the like.
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How to use strap-hinge in a sentence
An ordinary strap hinge can be applied to a door or box cover in such a way that only one wing will show.
The cover of this box is made of but one piece and hinged with a strap hinge, which also forms the cover decoration.Copper Work | Augustus F. Rose
The handle may be hinged directly to this cover by means of a full-strap hinge.
A half-strap hinge is preferable, with the strap part fastened to the handle.
British Dictionary definitions for strap hinge
a hinge with a long leaf or flap attached to the face of a door, gate, etc
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