lamppost

[ lamp-pohst ]
/ ˈlæmpˌpoʊst /

noun

a post, usually of metal, supporting a lamp that lights a street, park, etc.

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Origin of lamppost

First recorded in 1780–90; lamp + post1
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British Dictionary definitions for lamppost

lamppost
/ (ˈlæmpˌpəʊst) /

noun

a post supporting a lamp, esp in a street
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