shutting post
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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