[ slip-reyl ]
/ ˈslɪpˌreɪl /

noun Australian.

one of a horizontal set of fence rails that can be removed easily to leave a gateway.

Origin of slip-rail

First recorded in 1715–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for slip-rail

  • Not very far off there was a lean horse standing, but he didn't seem to like to come through the slip-rail o' the paddock fence.

    Station Amusements|Lady Barker