gatepost

noun
gate·​post | \ ˈgāt-ˌpōst How to pronounce gatepost (audio) \

Definition of gatepost

: the post to which a gate is hung or the one against which it closes

Examples of gatepost in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 The girl had made a flag of pink, white and turquoise tissue paper and affixed it to a paper towel tube and hung it from the gatepost. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 15 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of gatepost

1522, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Gatepost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gatepost. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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