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guidepost

guidepost

noun guide·post \-ˌpōst\

: a post next to a trail or road that has a sign on it with directions for travelers

Full Definition of GUIDEPOST

2
:  guideline b

Examples of GUIDEPOST

  1. The guidepost said that the camp was to the left.

First Known Use of GUIDEPOST

1738

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