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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Weak-hinged ill-balanced
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wác, pliant—wican, to yield; Dut. week, Ice. veikr, Ger. weich.


In literature:

This is the hinge of the story; and it is a very weak one.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 105, August 5th 1893" by Various
The door hung weakly upon its hinges, while light came through the many cracks.
"The Forged Note" by Oscar Micheaux

In news:

When your stock hinges become weak and worn out from the opening and closing of your cars hood throughout the years there are several choices you can make when it's time to replace them from used to new.