gatepost definition

  • noun:
    • An upright post by which a gate is hung or against which it closes.
    • a vertical post from where a gate is hung/attached.
    • A post to which a gate is hung; -- called also swinging post or hinging post.
    • A post against which a gate closes; -- called in addition closing post.
    • one of many side-posts that support a gate.
    • either of two posts that bound a gate

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