• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heelpost (Naut) The post supporting the outer end of a propeller shaft.
    • Heelpost (Carp) The post to which a gate or door is hinged.
    • Heelpost (Engineering) The quoin post of a lock gate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n heelpost The outer post in the stall-partition of a stable.
    • n heelpost Nautical, the post which supports, at the outer end, the propelling-screw of a steam-vessel.
    • n heelpost The hanging-post or hanging-stile of a door.
    • n heelpost The quoin-post of the gate of a lock.
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