- 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).
Examples from the Web for 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?|Michael Daly|October 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He helped Tartarin to his feet, brushed him down and seated him, out of breath, on a bollard.Tartarin de Tarascon|Alphonse Daudet
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.The Beach of Dreams|H. De Vere Stacpoole
The bollard snapped with a dead, dull sound; I was entangled in the stout twine, and tossed into the sea.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
We are truly glad to see you, Bollard,” said Harry, “for we believed that you had been overwhelmed by the iceberg.The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader|W.H.G. Kingston