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hitching post

noun
1.
a post to which horses, mules, etc., are tied.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples from the web for hitching post
  • Each campsite has a picnic table, fire ring and hitching post, and has bathroom facilities nearby.
  • There is a hitching post right outside for local cowboys to literally ride their horses up to the entrance.
  • hitching post, lantern post, and fire ring at each site.
  • Animals must be hobbled or tied to a hitching post when unattended.
  • There is a corral and hitching post by the cabin for horses.
  • At one time a rail ran between the pillars of the wall to make a hitching post for horses.
  • Whitewashing and put up a hitching post near dwelling.
British Dictionary definitions for hitching post

hitching post

noun
1.
a post or rail to which the reins of a horse, etc, are tied
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