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quoin post[′kȯin ‚pȯst]
The vertical member at the jointed end of a gate in a navigation lock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A post or stanchion at the free end of the partition of a stall.
2. A post to receive the hinges of a gate (either part of the gate or the stationary support).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.