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- n. a square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building
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I never let on, an away we went, me not even knowin 'the horses -- but, say, if you'd seen me throw them leaders clean to the top of the manure till the nigh horse was scrapin' the side of the barn to make it, an 'the off hind hub was cuttin' the corner post of the paddock to miss by six inches.