fingerpost

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noun fin·ger·post \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌpōst\

Definition of fingerpost

  1. 1 :  a post bearing one or more signs often terminating in a pointing finger

  2. 2 :  something serving as a guide to understanding or knowledge

1785

First Known Use of fingerpost

1785

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