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hanging post

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noun
  1. a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung.

Origin of hanging post

First recorded in 1785–95
Also called hinging post.
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Examples from the Web for hanging post

Historical Examples

  • There is another holed stone near by, in Rosemodrass lane, placed head downwards, and it serves for the hanging-post of a gate.

    Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series</p>

    William Bottrell


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