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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

goal′post`(n.)

or goal′ post`

  1. a post supporting a crossbar and, with it, forming the goal on a playing field in certain sports, as football.

    Category: Sport

Origin of goalpost:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

goalpost(noun)

one of the two upright posts which form the goal in football, rugby, hockey etc.

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