mushroom anchor

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Noun1.Mushroom anchor - an anchor used for semipermanent mooringsmushroom anchor - an anchor used for semipermanent moorings; has a bowl-shaped head that will dig in however it falls
anchor, ground tackle - a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
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A good system uses a suitable anchor, preferably a large mushroom anchor or cement block that is connected to a heavy chain at length 1 1/2 times the depth of the water at high tide.