- one of a horizontal set of fence rails that can be removed easily to leave a gateway.
Origin of slip-rail
First recorded in 1715–25
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Not very far off there was a lean horse standing, but he didn't seem to like to come through the slip-rail o' the paddock fence.Station Amusements