gatepost


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gatepost \Gate"post`\ (g[=a]t"p[=o]st`), n.
   1. A post to which a gate is hung; -- called also {swinging
      post} or hinging post.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A post against which a gate closes; -- called also
      shutting post.
      [1913 Webster]
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