Meaning of side post in English:

side post

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪd pəʊst/


  • 1Either of the two upright parts of a door frame; a doorpost.

    Frequently with reference to the marking of the doorposts of the Israelites' houses with the blood of a lamb in Exodus 12.

  • 2Building
    Either of two posts supporting a roof at or towards one side of it; specifically = "queen post".

  • 3Sport
    Either of the two upright posts of a goal; = "goalpost".


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Biblia: the Bible. From side + post.