Hinging
Hinge Hinge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hinging}.] 1. To attach by, or furnish with, hinges. [1913 Webster]

2. To bend. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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