gin pole

noun

Definition of gin pole

1 : any one of the three poles of a hoisting gin
2 : a single pole held in a nearly vertical position by guys that supports a block and tackle used for lifting loads

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“Gin pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gin%20pole. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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