hanging post

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noun

a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung.

Nearby words

  1. hanging glacier,
  2. hanging indentation,
  3. hanging indention,
  4. hanging lie,
  5. hanging pawn,
  6. hanging scroll,
  7. hanging step,
  8. hanging stile,
  9. hanging valley,
  10. hanging wall

Origin of hanging post

First recorded in 1785–95

Also called hinging post.

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