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||a usu. metal guard over the wheel of a truck, car, bicycle, or the like.
The bicycle's fenders were spattered with mud.The car is in good condition with only a small dent in the fender.
||a heavy guard on the front of a locomotive or streetcar, to push obstacles away.
||an object of rubber, fiber, wood, or other material hung from the side of a vessel to prevent contact between the side and other surfaces.
||a low metal guard in front of a fireplace.
||one who fends or wards off.