Definition of high post in English:

high post

adjective

  • US. Designating a bed that has a tall upright post at each corner, often for the support of a canopy or curtains. Compare "four-post". Now chiefly historical.

noun

  • 1US. A bed that has a tall upright post at each corner, often for the support of a canopy or curtains. Compare "four-poster". Now historical.

  • 2Basketball. The area of the court near the free-throw line on either side of the free-throw lane.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in National Intelligencer & Washington Advertiser. From high + post.

Pronunciation

high post

/ˌhʌɪ ˈpəʊst//ˈhʌɪ pəʊst/