stoney gate

noun
sto·​ney gate | \ ˈstōnē- \

Definition of stoney gate

: a vertical gate moving on rollers and designed for controlling the flow of water from a reservoir or in a canal

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History and Etymology for stoney gate

after Bindon B. Stoney †1909 Irish engineer

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“Stoney gate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoney%20gate. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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