Advertisement

Advertisement

slip-rail

[ slip-reyl ]

noun

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


slip rail

noun

  1. a rail in a fence that can be slipped out of place to make an opening


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of slip-rail1

First recorded in 1715–25

Discover More

Example Sentences

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.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

tortuous

[tawr-choo-uhs ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


slippyslip ring