anchor[ ang-ker ]SEE DEFINITION OF anchor
Synonyms for anchor
- grappling iron
- mud hook
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANCHOR
They saw an American ship riding at anchor a mile or more from shore.
Next morning, however, we saw her at anchor in the channel that leads to Kingston.
This was laying an anchor to-windward, as it turned out, in the end.
This was a bad beginning, and by the time we reached a tavern, I was ready to anchor.
And then, in a stronger voice, he said: "Anchor, Hardy; anchor."
Beyond, on the waters of the Cove, the Southern Cross rode at anchor.
It will, perhaps, be thought extraordinary that ships cannot anchor in this place.
The next instant, Mr. Leach reported the anchor catted and fished.
Heave the hussy up to her anchor, Mr. Leach, when we will cast an eye to her moorings.
I will haul up for the highlands, and anchor under them, should it be necessary.