Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The post to which a door or gate is hinged.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The post supporting the outer end of a propeller shaft.
  • n. The post to which a gate or door is hinged.
  • n. The quoin post of a lock gate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The post supporting the outer end of a propeller shaft.
  • n. The post to which a gate or door is hinged.
  • n. The quoin post of a lock gate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The outer post in the stall-partition of a stable.
  • n. Nautical, the post which supports, at the outer end, the propelling-screw of a steam-vessel.
  • n. The hanging-post or hanging-stile of a door.
  • n. The quoin-post of the gate of a lock.

Etymologies

heel +‎ post (Wiktionary)

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