Definition of slip rail in English:

slip rail


Australian, NZ
  • A rail in a fence which can be removed to provide an opening.

    • ‘The horseman dismounts to negotiate the slip rail and remains mounted to negotiate the gate.’
    • ‘Slip rails are normally sawn timber 100 x 50 mm and are secured to the posts with metal slip rail brackets.’
    • ‘We also opted to use a slip rail rather than a gate - way cheaper and very effective, we continued the leccy fence for the lower rail there to, just got a gate kit.’
    • ‘To open, the pin is removed, and the slip rail is pulled back inside the outer rail.’
    • ‘Fisher got down from the slip rails, and walked along the creek where he was lost from sight.’