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beanpole

[ been-pohl ]
/ ˈbinˌpoʊl /
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noun
a tall pole for a bean plant to climb on.
Informal. a tall, lanky person.
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Origin of beanpole

First recorded in 1790–1800; bean + pole1
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British Dictionary definitions for beanpole

beanpole
/ (ˈbiːnˌpəʊl) /

noun
a tall stick or pole used to support bean plants
slang a tall thin person
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