hinging 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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  • hinging post. — See hanging post. * * * …   Universalium

  • hinging post — noun the gatepost on which the gate is hung • Syn: ↑swinging post • Hypernyms: ↑gatepost * * * noun : gatepost …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinging post. — See hanging post …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • swinging 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

  • hanging post — a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung. Also called hinging post. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • hanging post — noun see hanging stile 1 * * * a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung. Also called hinging post. [1785 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • swinging post — noun the gatepost on which the gate is hung • Syn: ↑hinging post • Hypernyms: ↑gatepost * * * noun Etymology: swinging (II) : gatepost …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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