Kissing Gates

Small gates swinging in a half-round, rectangular, trapezial, U- or V-shaped enclosure, so as to allow only one person to pass at a time, and to prevent sheep and other livestock from passing through.

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32905
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kissing gates American English
kissing gate American English
kissing-gates British English
kissing-gate British English
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300266856. The J. Paul Getty Trust.