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Noun: bollard  bó-lurd [N. Amer], 'bó,laa(r)d or bó-lu(r)d [Brit]
  1. A strong post (as on a wharf, quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards";
    - bitt
  2. [Brit] A post used to prevent vehicles from entering a particular area

Derived forms: bollards

Type of: post

Part of: dock, pier, wharf, wharfage

Encyclopedia: Bollard, Richard