- 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).
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Thus has been America’s scanned and secured age, two decades in which forests of steel bollards sprouted around every possible target and we removed our shoes, belts and dignity in a frenzy as we tried to protect our nation from outside terrorists.All this security in D.C. to thwart terrorism, yet the threat came from within|Petula Dvorak|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
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?|Michael Daly|October 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Pike was ready in the bow, with an arm tightly embracing the bollard, or strong post, round which the cable runs.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
He was propped against a bollard and he was in his shore-going clothes.
They went to another bollard and there, the mariner anchoring himself, she began to talk.
And then a man would look to the after line from the ship to the bollard on the wharf, and leaped on the after deck close to me.A King's Comrade|Charles Whistler
Not knowing the harbour, we had tied up to the first bollard, and gone incontinently to sleep.A Labrador Doctor|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell