baffle gate

noun

Definition of baffle gate

: a gate that permits passage in one direction only

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First Known Use of baffle gate

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Baffle gate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baffle%20gate. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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