What is another word for stanchion?

Pronunciation: [stˈanʃən] (IPA)

Stanchion is a term used to describe vertical posts that are used to support ropes, rails, or other barriers. There are several synonyms for the term stanchion, such as pole, post, column, pillar, support, and beam. These terms are often used interchangeably to refer to the same type of structure used in different settings, such as on a ship, in a factory, or at a construction site. While the term stanchion is commonly used in the realm of maritime and equestrian sports, the synonyms for it offer a broader range of contexts in which it can be applied.

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Usage examples for Stanchion

Barr was almost thrown from his feet and only saved himself from falling by grasping a stanchion.
"The Boy Aviators in Africa"
Captain Wilbur Lawton
He moved as if to stretch his limbs and lay down once more, with his shoulders against the rail and his elbow covering the stanchion round which the dinghy's painter was made fast.
"The Last Hope"
Henry Seton Merriman
When he looked up, Murphy made a frantic grab for the stanchion, then relaxed.
John Holbrook Vance

Famous quotes with Stanchion

  • Hist, now, between you an' meself and the stanchion there, this Wolf Larsen is a regular devil, an' the Ghost'll be a hell ship like she's always been since he had hold iv her.
    Jack London

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