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slip-rail

[ slip-reyl ]
/ ˈslɪpˌreɪl /
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noun Australian.
one of a horizontal set of fence rails that can be removed easily to leave a gateway.
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Origin of slip-rail

First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for slip-rail

slip rail

noun
Australian and NZ a rail in a fence that can be slipped out of place to make an opening
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