headpost

noun (1)

Definition of headpost

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : one of the posts at the head of a bed
2 : the post nearest the manger in a stall

head post

noun (2)

Definition of head post (Entry 2 of 2)

: a movable post supporting an imitation head of leather used as an object for saber exercise in a cavalry riding school

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“Headpost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headpost. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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