What does the word anchor mean?

Usage examples for anchor

  1. The Spindrift lay secure at her anchor. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  2. They might anchor the submarine some distance away, replied Ned, and lay an air- hose along the bottom. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  3. When you are above this second point, on the west shore, you may take what part of the channel you please, or anchor wherever you wish, there being nothing in the way from shore to shore. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
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