up anchor

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synonyms for up anchor

On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to up anchor, such as: bring the anchor home, cast off, loose for sea, put to sea, unmoor, and up-anchor.

How to use up anchor in a sentence

  • At two o'clock in the morning came the welcome order, "All hands up anchor!"

  • Then the time had come, and we up anchor and plunged homewards through the troubled seas of the wide harbour mouth.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane | Charles W. Whistler
  • "up anchor and be off to Thursday Island as fast as we can go," I said promptly.

  • You see we got up anchor at half-past six, and it is just twelve o'clock now.

    The Queen's Cup | G. A. Henty
  • Many more like yarns were current years ago, but we must up anchor and set our faces once more westward.

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