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  • v. to raise the anchor from the seabed prior to getting under way

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  • v. heave up an anchor in preparation for sailing


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  • The battleship was too close, however, and a Cape Helles fort fired fifty-six shells, hitting Agamemnon seven times, killing three men and wounding seven, before the ship could weigh anchor and move.

    Castles of Steel


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