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 Gate Money.Gate of Italy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gate-posts.
 
The post on which the gate hangs and swings is called the “hanging-post”; that against which it shuts is called the “banging post.”   1
 


 Gate Money.Gate of Italy. 

 
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