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heelpost

[ heel-pohst ]
/ ˈhilˌpoʊst /
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noun

a post made to withstand strain, forming or fitted to the end of something, as the post on which a gate or door is hinged.

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Origin of heelpost

First recorded in 1840–50; heel1 + post1
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British Dictionary definitions for heelpost

heelpost
/ (ˈhiːlˌpəʊst) /

noun

a post for carrying the hinges of a door or gate
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