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slip-rail

[slip-reyl] /ˈslɪpˌreɪl/
noun, Australian
1.
one of a horizontal set of fence rails that can be removed easily to leave a gateway.
Origin of slip-rail
1715-1725
1715-25
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  • Not very far off there was a lean horse standing, but he didn't seem to like to come through the slip-rail o' the paddock fence.

    Station Amusements Lady Barker

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