- a thick, low post, usually of iron or steel, mounted on a wharf or the like, to which mooring lines from vessels are attached.
- a small post to which lines are attached.
- bitt(def 1).
Origin of bollard
Examples from the Web for bollard
Contemporary Examples of bollard
Carey veered past a bollard, finally crashing into a barricade not far from a guard booth.What Pushed Miriam Carey to a Capitol Hill Tragedy?
October 4, 2013
Historical Examples of bollard
He was propped against a bollard and he was in his shore-going clothes.The Beach of Dreams
H. De Vere Stacpoole
One of the polemen jumped ashore, securing a line to a bollard.Millennium
Everett B. Cole
“Call Mr Bollard, and we will see about it,” said Harry, springing to his feet.
“That will show that some one is not far off,” observed Mr Bollard.
“But he may be overboard before then, sir,” answered Bollard.