liftgate

[lift-geyt]
noun Automotive.
hatch2 ( def 9b ).

Origin:
1945–50; lift + (tail)gate1

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The guard shakes the fender a couple of times, nods at me, and shuts the
  liftgate.
They found it attractive and were dazzled by the power liftgate.
The third row easily folds flat, from either the second row or through the
  liftgate.
All-wheel drive models come standard with the power rear liftgate.
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