Definition of heel post in English:

heel post

noun

  • 1The post to which a gate is attached and about which it swings; specifically the post to which a lock gate on a canal, etc., is attached, a quoin post.

  • 2The outer post which supports a stall partition in a stable.

Origin

Early 19th century. From heel + post.

Pronunciation

heel post

/ˈhiːl pəʊst/