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- v. secure a vessel with an anchor
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The ship carrying the royal family of Didion and its entourage of high-ranking nobles was due to drop anchor in less than an hour, having been borne 450 leagues northward from Holt Mallburn in less than two days by Weathermaker’s uncanny winds.
“We could make for Bad Luck Bay, drop anchor offshore, and use the oars to stop us from being driven onto the beach.”