- A post to which a horse (or other animal) may be tethered to prevent it from straying.
- Joe tied his horse to the hitching post before going into the bank.
- (slang) A main shelter at a recreation place (e.g. a campground) where people go to socialize, eat, and purchase small items.
- The two girls who were camping went to the hitching post to buy some hot dogs and buns for the wiener roast.
a post or bar to tether an animal, usually a horse, to stop it straying