a stake; a post
drive in a stake [post]
I set up two stakes at the entrance to the lot.
Those who 「distinguish themselves [stand out] are likely to arouse opposition.／((諺)) A tall tree catches much wind.／The nail that sticks out will get a pounding.
杭打ち｜piling; pile driving
杭打ち機｜a pile driver; a piling gin