anchorage

[ ang-ker-ij ]SEE DEFINITION OF anchorage

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANCHORAGE

There ought to have been a tranquil bark in such an anchorage, and there was.

It pushed its way to the water at her very feet, and chose that as its anchorage.

Why else should she move from her anchorage thus in the dead of night?

The yacht had gone off to her anchorage, and we had to wait some time for a boat.

The anchorage is protected from all winds except those from the south-east.

The land—I say, the mainland is at least seven miles off my anchorage.

I remarked that we had been in luck to fetch the anchorage before dark.

Were they to do so, Boston might be bombarded, and the ships driven from their anchorage.

Piang let go his anchorage and headed for the mouth of the ditch.

We must get the vessel away from them and take her back to her anchorage.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANCHORAGE

mooring

nounlanding
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