Meaning of FENDER in English

FENDER

/ ˈfendə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

( NAmE ) = wing (4)

2.

( NAmE ) = mudguard

3.

a frame around a fireplace to prevent burning coal or wood from falling out

4.

a soft solid object such as an old tyre or a piece of rope that is hung over the side of a boat so the boat is not damaged if it touches another boat, a wall, etc.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.