[meyk-fast, -fahst]
noun Nautical.
any structure to which a ship is tied up, as a bollard or buoy.

1895–1900; noun use of verb phrase make fast Unabridged
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makefast (ˈmeɪkˌfɑːst)
a strong support to which a vessel is secured

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