bull bar

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Bull bar

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bull bar (plural bull bars)

  1. (chiefly Australia, New Zealand) A welded framework of metal bars at a vehicle's front, designed to protect it during collisions with animals, but often purchased as a fashion accessory.
    • 2003 October, Cliff Gromer (article editor), GreatStuff, Popular Mechanics, page 120,
      Bull bars give your SUV a macho look, as well as add protection and versatility. ARB's bull bars for the Jeep Liberty offer all of the above, with added features that include Hi-Lift jacking points, auxiliary driving-light mounts, a provision for relocating the factory foglights and accommodation for Warn winches.
    • 2010, Gary Hatcher, You Probably Have Parkinson Disease[1], page 129:
      I got the job of buying the after-market products, such as the bull bar and tow bar, so Ruth and I set out for ARB, the 4X4 shop at Caboolture.
    • 2011, Ralph Hosier, Land Rover Discovery, Defender & Range Rover: How to Modify for High Performance & Serious Off-Road Action[2], page 61:
      Front protection bars, known as bull bars, brush bars, roo bars, and even nerf or nudge bars are probably the most contentious piece of equipment that can be fitted to a car. In some countries they are banned outright. [] In some countries where risk of damage is very high, bull bars are considered essential safety equipment.