Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


While the boat pulled offshore and dropped the starboard anchor the port was broken out and catted.

Keep her under this sail until the anchor is catted and fished, then make sail and stand out.

This work may have occupied us four hours; after which, the stream-anchor was hove up, catted and fished.

The rope rove for the cat-purchase, by which the anchor is raised to the cat-head or catted.

The topsails and top-gallant sails were set; then the anchor was hauled up to the hawse-hole, catted and fished.

The anchor was at the hawse hole, was "catted and fished;" and the Ben Lomond moved on again, with the pilot on the bridge.