Bollard

A bollard is a short vertical post. Originally it meant a post used on a ship or a quay, principally for mooring. The word now also describes a variety of structures to control or direct road traffic, such as posts arranged in a line to obstruct the passage of motor vehicles. The term can also be used to describe short, post-like light fixtures. =...
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Bollard

• (n.) An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.
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bollard

(from the article `canals and inland waterways`) Bollards (mooring posts) on the lockside are used for holding vessels steady by ropes against the turbulence during lock operation; mooring hooks set ...
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bollard

bitt noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); `the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards`
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Bollard

Bol'lard noun [ Confer Bole the stem of a tree, and Pollard .] An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes. Bollard timber (Nautical) , a timber, also called a knighthead , rising just within the stem in a ship, on e...
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Bollard

A barrier post, usually 30 to 42 inches in height, used to block vehicular traffic at trail access points. Should be installed in odd numbers (one or three).
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Bollard

A free-standing stone post or guard. Or, a stone guard protecting a wall corner from damage by encroaching traffic.
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Bollard

A large post on a wharf or pier and on the deck of a ship for securing mooring lines.
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bollard

A line-securing device on a wharf around which mooring and berthing lines are fastened.
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bollard

A pillar or post for attaching mooring lines.
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Bollard

An anchor in snow or ice created by cutting or shaping the surface so a rope or sling can securely encircle the feature.
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Bollard

From 'bol' or 'bole', the round trunk of a tree. A substantial vertical pillar to which lines may be made fast. Generally on the quayside rather than the ship.
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Bollard

Mooring bitts used on a ship or on a wharf. Usually metal.
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bollard

short post on a wharf or ship to which ropes are tied
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bollard

short post on a wharf or ship to which ropes are tied
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Bollard

Strong point for securing a rope. This may be ashore or on another vessel.
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bollard

[n] - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
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