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noun as in cleat


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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.

Carey veered past a bollard, finally crashing into a barricade not far from a guard booth.

Pike was ready in the bow, with an arm tightly embracing the bollard, or strong post, round which the cable runs.

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.

Not knowing the harbour, we had tied up to the first bollard, and gone incontinently to sleep.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bollard, such as: batten, bit, block, chock, metal, and spur.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.