Definition of Anchored

1. a. Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.

Definition of Anchored

1. Verb. (past of anchor#Verb anchor) ¹

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Definition of Anchored

1. anchor [v] - See also: anchor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anchored

anchor babies
anchor baby
anchor buoy
anchor chain
anchor ice
anchor light
anchor line
anchor pylon
anchor ring
anchor splint
anchorage dependence
anchorage ground
anchored (current term)
anchoring villus

Literary usage of Anchored

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Admiralty Law by Robert Morton Hughes (1920)
"When a moving vessel runs into a vessel anchored in a lawful place, ... The law in relation to collision with anchored vessels can best be classified under ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"promptness and decision with which he anchored in such shoal water, to attack a force of such magnitude. The destruction of the gunboats was occasioned by ..."

3. An Account of the Polynesian Race: Its Origins and Migrations, and the by Abraham Fornander, John F. G. Stokes (1880)
"... from the coast of America to the Hawaiian group, and anchored off Kawaihae, ... that bay where the 4 Resolution ' and * Discovery' had anchored in 1779, ..."

4. High Tide: Songs of Joy and Vision from the Present-day Poets of America and by Gertrude Moore Richards, Waldo Richards (1916)
"... anchored TO THE INFINITE THE builder who first bridged Niagara's gorge, Before he swung his cable, shore to shore, Sent out across the gulf his ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"... and the ties then become braces, the floor comes upon the top, the shore ends being firmly anchored in place, and, the suspended span held in place, ..."

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