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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEIGH ANCHOR

But it was impossible that she should weigh anchor in the teeth of the rising storm.

But they did not weigh anchor until some two hours after midnight.

On the 16th of September the signal is given to weigh anchor.

The crew were piped to muster, and the order to weigh anchor repeated.

We called all hands to weigh anchor, and less than thirty answered to the summons.

Thirteen sailed in the pilgrims' ship, which was the first to weigh anchor.

Just as the Nadiejeda was about to weigh anchor, the Neva at last appeared.

At daybreak on the next morning all hands were roused out to weigh anchor.

If you are not going to the ship, we will weigh anchor and proceed on our voyage.

But at last the time arrived to weigh anchor and get to sea in earnest.

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