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Meaning of GATEPOST

Pronunciation:  'geyt`powst

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  either of two posts that bound a gate

GATEPOST is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: hinging post, post, shutting post, swinging post



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gate"post`\, n.
1. A post to which a gate is hung; -- called also {swinging
   or hinging post}.

2. A post against which a gate closes; -- called also
   {shutting post}.

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