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Definition of Bollard

Bollard n. means: An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

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Bollard n. means: An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

Meaning of Bollard

Bollard (n.) means: An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

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Knighthead (n.): A bollard timber. See under Bollard.

Bollard (n.): An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Bollard

Meaning of Knighthead

Knighthead means: A bollard or bitt.

Meaning of Pull up a Bollard

Pull up a Bollard means: A friendly way to say "have a seat".

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: Complete encirclement of a cleat, bollard, pin or winch by a line.

Meaning of Turn Up

Turn Up means: To fasten a rope securely by taking turns around a cleat or bollard.

Meaning of Dip the Hawser

Dip the Hawser means: A method of placing multiple berthing hawsers on a bollard so that either vessel may remove theirs first.

Meaning of Bollard

Bollard means: A squat cylindrical fixture attached to a jetty or deck. Used to secure berthing lines.

Meaning of Staghorn

Staghorn means: A bollard with horizontal arms, forming the shape of a cross, as a means of belaying lines.

Meaning of Round Turn and Two Half Hitches

Round Turn and Two Half Hitches means: A knot widely used when making a boat fast to a post or bollard.

Meaning of Round Turn

Round Turn means: To wind a line or hawser around a bollard, or set of bits, in order to gain advantage via friction.

Meaning of Bollard

Bollard means: A large solid post on a wharf or pier for securing mooring lines; the same when constructed on the deck of a ship.

Meaning of Belay

Belay means: (1) To make a line secure to a pin, cleat, bollard, bitt, etc. (2) Command to stop or cease action, e.g. "Belay the last order".

Meaning of Marry

Marry means: Clutching two parallel lines together in your hands and pressing them together, using the friction between the lines to hold them fast. When the ship's berthing hawsers are doubled-up, the second hawser is "married" to the first while a seaman takes turns on the bollard.

Meaning of bollard

bollard means: n small concrete or metal post generally used to stop cars from driving into certain places. While used only in a nautical context in the U.S., it is accepted universally in the U.K. When not on boats, Americans call them “pylons,” which to Brits are the giant metal structures used to hold up national grid electricity wires.

Meaning of Knighthead

Knighthead means: A bollard timber. See under Bollard.

Meaning of Bollard

Bollard means: An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

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