from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to increase the holding power by laying down a small anchor ahead of that by which the ship rides, with the cable fastened to the crown of the latter to prevent its coming home.
- transitive v. to lay down a small anchor ahead of a large one, the cable of the small one being fastened to the crown of the large one.
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