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Hitching post   /hˈɪtʃɪŋ poʊst/   Listen
Hitching post

noun
1.
A fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying.






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"Hitching post" Quotes from Famous Books



... building with a yard in front and an inscription over its gate was pointed out as a government office. Several employees of the Emperor of China were standing at the gateway, all smoking and enjoying the evening air. At a hitching post outside the gate there were three saddled horses of a breed not unlike the 'Canadian.' The saddles would be uncomfortable to an American, cavalry officer, though not so to a Camanche Indian. According to my recollection ...
— Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar - Life • Thomas Wallace Knox



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