hitching post

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hitch·ing post

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

hitching post

(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a post or rail to which the reins of a horse, etc, are tied

hitch′ing post`

a post to which horses, mules, etc., are tied.
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Noun1.hitching post - a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from strayinghitching post - a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"

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For the uninitiated, a hitching post was a fixture to which a rider would tie his or her horse so it wouldn't wander off.