drop anchor


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Verb1.drop anchor - secure a vessel with an anchordrop anchor - secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
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Occasionally he would remark that within a few days they should certainly see a steamer drop anchor off their shore, and that then they should all be reunited happily.
Eight miles away, it was not till two in the afternoon that the light air-fans enabled her to drop anchor a quarter of a mile off the shore.
Raul Banuelos, the boat owner, told PCG that the strong winds prompted him to drop anchor on the shoreline of Barangay Kitayo Sunday evening and sought refuge in a relative's house.
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HMS Somerset, which is set to drop anchor in Llandudno bay today (Friday), looks certain to dominate the horizon during the Armed Forces Day celebrations.
A SEAFOOD and music festival is set to drop anchor next month.
Iloilo City -- Before the year ends, three more international cruise liners will drop anchor in the waters off world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province.
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During the voyage, the Rahav will drop anchor and hold a brief ceremony near the spot where the Israeli submarine "Dakar" sank in 1968.The Rahav, staffed by 50 officers and enlisted men, is the fifth of Israel's Dolphin-class submarines.
As a result of the gale-force winds, most of the ships failed to drop anchor, with the exception of ITS ALISEO (Italy).
Steve Leach and Will Parton both hit 55 with the bat as Shrewsbury reached 264 for four before Berkswell were forced to drop anchor in reply, closing on 224 for nine.