- a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung.
Origin of hanging post
First recorded in 1785–95
Also called hinging post.
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Historical Examples of hanging post
There is another holed stone near by, in Rosemodrass lane, placed head downwards, and it serves for the hanging-post of a gate.