Origin of gatepost
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Examples from the Web for gatepost
He stood beside the garden wall, his gauntleted hand on the gatepost.The Long Roll
After a moment Bob dismounted and threw his reins over the gatepost.Tristram of Blent
Balancing herself on a gatepost and eating cherries was Rosie.
As we neared the girl on the gatepost Dickie gave her a careless glance.
"Tell you what," cried Peace, from her perch on the gatepost.At the Little Brown House
Ruth Alberta Brown
- the post on which a gate is hung
- the post to which a gate is fastened when closed
- between you, me, and the gatepost confidentially
- logic another name for turnstile (def. 3)
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