gate posts


the vertical post on which a gate is suspended by hinges, or the post against which the gate is closed.

1515–25; gate1 + post1 Unabridged
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gatepost (ˈɡeɪtˌpəʊst)
1.  a.  the post on which a gate is hung
 b.  the post to which a gate is fastened when closed
2.  between you, me, and the gatepost confidentially
3.  logic another name for turnstile

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