timberhead

tim·ber·head

 (tĭm′bər-hĕd′)
n. Nautical
An upper end of a timber that projects above a deck and is used as a bollard.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

timberhead

(ˈtɪmbəˌhɛd)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a timber, the top of which rises above deck level and is used as a bollard
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Timberhead, and Others, their Fellows, Justices &c" (Battestin, Life 396).
|As some disciplines can be completed in seconds, interspersed with five-minute turnarounds, the sport can be a tough watch for all but the most determined timberheads. It has, however, been given a US-style make-over: loud music, enthusiastic commentary and plenty of strobe lighting.