goalpost

Definition of goalpost

n.1.(Sport) One of two posts supporting a crossbar which forms a goal{3}, especially in American football; also, in football the entire structure consisting of the posts, crossbar, and two uprights. To score a goal by kicking the football, the ball must pass above the crossbar and between the vertical lines formed by the uprights.

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crossbar, goal, post, upright, vertical
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