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post-and-rail fence

a fence constructed of upright wooden posts with horizontal timber slotted through it
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  • At length we came to a post-and-rail fence, with a deep ditch beyond, which seemed to be a poser.

  • Not a long way off was a post-and-rail fence set in a low foot-wall of stone, and this fence ran down to the Mys-tic Riv-er.

    The Life of George Washington Josephine Pollard
  • In the pause some of his men were hurt and some killed by the guns that were set by the post-and-rail fence.

    The Life of George Washington Josephine Pollard

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