Entry from British & World English dictionary
A rail in a fence which can be removed to provide an opening.
- The horseman dismounts to negotiate the slip rail and remains mounted to negotiate the gate.
- Slip rails are normally sawn timber 100 x 50 mm and are secured to the posts with metal slip rail brackets.
- Fisher got down from the slip rails, and walked along the creek where he was lost from sight.
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