bitt

Definitions of bitt
  1. noun
    a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    synonyms: bollard
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    types:
    riding bitt
    one of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
    type of:
    post
    an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
  2. verb
    secure with a bitt
    bitt the ship line”
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    type of:
    fasten, fix, secure
    cause to be firmly attached
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