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- n. equipment, such as anchors, cables, or windlasses, for mooring a vessel away from a pier or other fixed moorings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the tackle necessary to secure a vessel at anchor.
- n. anchors, cables, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a general term for the anchors, cables, warps, springs, etc., used for securing a vessel at anchor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
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