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anchored


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anchor  \An"chor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Anchored};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Anchoring}.]  [Cf.  F.  ancrer.] 
  1.  To  place  at  anchor;  to  secure  by  an  anchor;  as  to  anchor 
  a  ship. 
 
  2.  To  fix  or  fasten;  to  fix  in  a  stable  condition;  as  to 
  anchor  the  cables  of  a  suspension  bridge. 
 
  Till  that  my  nails  were  anchored  in  thine  eyes. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anchored  \An"chored\,  a. 
  1.  Held  by  an  anchor;  at  anchor;  held  safely;  as  an  anchored 
  bark;  also  shaped  like  an  anchor;  forked;  as  an  anchored 
  tongue. 
 
  2.  (Her.)  Having  the  extremities  turned  back  like  the  flukes 
  of  an  anchor;  as  an  anchored  cross.  [Sometimes  spelt 
  {ancred}.] 




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