Thesaurus / drop anchor

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I should think you won't be sorry when we drop anchor off the Mole, youngster?
As soon as they arrived within short range they were to drop anchor and open fire.
FROM FORT HENRY TO CORINTHMANNING FERGUSON FORCE
But the love pirate intended to drop anchor in California waters, it seemed!
THE PORT OF ADVENTURECHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
The voyage was then continued, but nowhere could the ships find a safe bay in which they might drop anchor.
He must have seen us drop anchor, and he must have known our launch was on the beach.
About four drop anchor off Pladda, a small islet lying on the south side of Arran.
He was straitly forbidden to drop anchor in any water of Hispaniola.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
The ice lingered on, and all this time we could find nowhere to drop anchor, but had to keep steam handy for emergencies.
SOUTH!SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON
Two fleets were racing for Quebec, and she would belong to the first to drop anchor within her now navigable river.
FORT AMITYARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The Spaniards were well satisfied to drop anchor in such a great river.
DE ORBE NOVO, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)TRANS. BY FRANCIS AUGUSTUS MACNUTT

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