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underhung

[ uhn-der-huhng ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈhʌŋ /
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adjective
Anatomy.
  1. (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw.
  2. having the lower jaw so projecting.
resting on a track beneath instead of being overhung, as a sliding door.
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Origin of underhung

First recorded in 1675–85; under- + hung
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British Dictionary definitions for underhung

underhung
/ (ˌʌndəˈhʌŋ) /

adjective
(of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw; undershot
(of a sliding door, etc) supported at its lower edge by a track or rail
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