English version

gatepost

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Household, Construction
gatepostgate‧post /ˈɡeɪtpəʊst $ -poʊst/ noun [countable]  1 DHTBCone of two strong upright poles set in the ground to support a gate2 between you, me, and the gatepost
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gatepostSoon he was cannoning off lime trees and, as they passed the second gates, crashed into the left-hand gatepost.When we stood back it looked just like an ordinary gatepost.The taxi driver was squatting by one of Bonefish's gateposts where he surreptitiously smoked a cigarette.Henry hung around for a few minutes then gave the gatepost a kick and went home.Sailors returning home stuck a pineapple or two on their gateposts to tell the community they were back and welcomed visitors.
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