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  1. goalpost(noun)

    one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field


  1. goalpost(Noun)

    In American football, the tall Y-shaped upright, now usually of fiberglass, at either end of the playing field, through which a football must go in order to score a field goal. Originally, they were H-shaped, with two wooden posts on either side.

  2. goalpost(Noun)

    One of the two side poles of the goal.

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