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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an empty cask employed to buoy up the cable in rocky anchorage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small buoy which rests upon the surface of the water over the anchor, to the ring of which it is secured by a length of line.


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