gatepost

[geyt-pohst]

Origin of gatepost

First recorded in 1515–25; gate1 + post1
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gatepost

noun
    1. the post on which a gate is hung
    2. the post to which a gate is fastened when closed
  1. between you, me, and the gatepost confidentially
  2. logic another name for turnstile (def. 3)
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