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endgate

[end-geyt]
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noun
  1. tailboard.
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Origin of endgate

First recorded in 1870–75; end1 + gate1
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Examples from the Web for endgate

Historical Examples

  • Near the graves was an endgate of a wagon on which was cut with a knife, the words, "Do not camp here."

    A Trip to California in 1853

    Washington Bailey

  • The ruins of Endgate church may be seen out of the town, but the inhabitants Fine gothic church.