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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Hanging clear of the bottom. Used of an anchor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nautical, atrip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb (Naut.) Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; -- said of the anchor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; said of the anchor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom
  • adjective (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

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