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Meaning of GATEPOST

Pronunciation:  'geyt`powst

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of two posts that bound a gate
 

GATEPOST is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: hinging post, post, shutting post, swinging post

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gate"post`\, n.
1. A post to which a gate is hung; -- called also {swinging
   or hinging post}.

2. A post against which a gate closes; -- called also
   {shutting post}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: archway, back door, baluster, balustrade, banister, barway, bulkhead, carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, French door, front door, gate, gateway, hatch, hatchway, hitching post, jamb, king post, lintel, milepost, mullion, porch, portal, porte cochere, post, postern, propylaeum, pylon, Samson post, scuttle, side door, signpost, snubbing post, stanchion, standard, stile, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap, trap door, turnpike, turnstile, upright
 

 

 

 

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