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gatepost

[geyt-pohst] /ˈgeɪtˌpoʊst/
noun
1.
the vertical post on which a gate is suspended by hinges, or the post against which the gate is closed.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; gate1 + post1
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British Dictionary definitions for gatepost

gatepost

/ˈɡeɪtˌpəʊst/
noun
1.
  1. the post on which a gate is hung
  2. the post to which a gate is fastened when closed
2.
between you, me, and the gatepost, confidentially
3.
(logic) another name for turnstile (sense 3)
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