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

  • n. A post to which an animal, especially a horse, is hitched.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a post to which a horse (or other animal) may be tethered to prevent it from straying
  • n. A main shelter at a recreation place (e.g., a campground) where people go to socialize, eat and purchase small items.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying


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