bollard definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical A thick post on a ship or wharf, useful for securing ropes and hawsers.
    • certainly one of some articles stopping vehicles from entering an area.
    • a very good vertical post of timber or iron, fixed into ground and/or on deck of a ship, to which the ship's mooring outlines etc tend to be guaranteed
    • an identical post preventing automobile accessibility a pedestrian location, to delineate traffic lanes, or utilized for security functions.
    • An upright wooden or metal post in a boat or on a dock, found in veering or attaching ropes.
    • Nautical, a powerful post fixed vertically alongside of a dock, which to fasten hawsers for securing or hauling ships.
    • identical to billet-head, 1 .
    • a very good post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for affixing mooring lines)

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