Meaning of “five-bar gate” in the English Dictionary


"five-bar gate" in English

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five-bar gatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfaɪv.bɑː ˈɡeɪt/ us /ˌfaɪv.bɑːr ˈɡeɪt/ also five-barred gate, uk /ˌfaɪv.bɑːdˈɡeɪt/ us /-bɑːrd-/ UK

Examples from literature

  • A mile or so farther on, before there had been a chance for much tailing, we came to a five-bar gate, out of a road—a jump of just four feet five inches from the take-off. 

(Definition of “five-bar gate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)