hitching post

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noun

a post to which horses, mules, etc., are tied.

Nearby words

  1. hitchcock chair,
  2. hitchcock, alfred,
  3. hitchcock, sir alfred,
  4. hitcher,
  5. hitchhike,
  6. hitchings,
  7. hitchings, george herbert,
  8. hithe,
  9. hither,
  10. hither and thither

Origin of hitching post

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for hitching post

hitching post

noun

a post or rail to which the reins of a horse, etc, are tied
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