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fence post

[ fens-pohst ]
/ ˈfɛns ˌpoʊst /
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noun
a post, made of wood, metal, or other sturdy material, that is a vertical support for a fence. The horizontal pieces or sections of a fence are attached to the fence posts, which are set at intervals into the ground, usually secured with concrete or gravel.
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Origin of fence post

First recorded in 1790–95
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